Extreme heat damages runway forces German airport to close


In Germany, days of extreme heat has damaged runway of the Hannover airport, forcing operators to shut it down pending repairs.

The ninth busiest airport of Germany said that 41 flights are affected by the closure, which is expected to last until today.

The airport’s closure has hit thousands of passengers during the busy summer holiday travel period. Like much of Europe, Germany has been experiencing prolonged high temperatures. The mercury is expected to keep climbing in the coming days.


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