Rough weather causes delay in search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370


KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Attempts to recover physical evidence of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean will have to wait another day: Australian officials postponed the search Tuesday because of rough weather. With forecasts calling for heavy rain, huge swells and gales of up to 50 mph, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said it was suspending all search operations for the day. “The current weather conditions would make any air and sea search activities hazardous and pose a risk to crew,” the authority said in a statement. It also said the Australian vessel Success, which was in the area where suspected airplane debris was seen, was pulling back to a safer place…

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