Cyclonic winds inflict significant damage at Bhubaneswar airport
Bhubaneswar, April 17: A glass panel of the departure gate and a bullet proof screen at the Biju Patnaik International airport were damaged on Sunday after strong cyclonic winds hit the Odisha capital.
Officials said the incident occurred around 9 pm when strong winds shattered the glass panel of the main departure gate of the airport and a bullet proof glass placed atop a security post of the CISF fell and cracked.
A trolley gate and a door-frame metal detector at the airport also suffered damage after they were brought to the ground by strong winds, they said. No person was injured in these incidents, they added.