Flights at Hartsfield-Jackson grounded by approaching storms

(CBS)

ATLANTA, Ga (AP) — Flights to the world’s busiest airport have been temporarily halted because of severe storms approaching Atlanta.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport tweets from its official account that the Federal Aviation Administration has ordered a ground stop, which means that flights heading to Atlanta from other airports will be held until it is lifted.

Heavy rain — accompanied by fog, thunder and lightning — was falling in Atlanta Wednesday morning.

This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates.

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