Taipei--Flights to and from Taipei Songshan Airport have resumed after being suspended for two and a half hours on Friday morning due to a downpour, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said.
Operations were resumed at 12:43 p.m., it said.
Following heavy rainfall in Taipei City, the airport suspended all operations at 10:13 a.m.
Unable to land at the Taipei Songshan Airport, three flights were redirected to airports in Taichung and Kaohsiung, the CAA said.
A total of 137 flights were canceled or delayed at the Taipei airport, including the three that landed in Taichung and Kaohsiung, the CAA said.
Meanwhile, Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan's main gateway, suspended ground operations at 10:45 a.m. when it issued a thunderstorm warning. The alert was not lifted until 12:40 p.m.
As of 1 p.m., 20 commercial passenger flights and one cargo flight had been canceled, while another 17 commercial flights and one cargo flight were delayed, according to airport data.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel