22 Nov 2023

Low cloud causes havoc for travellers on Tuesday

From Morning Report, 6:13 am on 22 November 2023

Hundreds of would-be travellers were left queueing to rebook flights at Wellington and Auckland airports on Tuesday after low clouds forced cancellations and diversions.

More than 100 flights and 6,000 passengers were affected, with airlines warning it could take days to clear the backlog.

MetService meteorologist Mmathapelo Makgabutlane spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.