Gales stop flights

Otago Daily Times - - General -

Strong winds dis­rupted flights in Welling­ton on Fri­day.

Three flights into the cap­i­tal were di­verted while at least 11 were can­celled.

MetSer­vice me­te­o­rol­o­gist Sarah Had­don said wind gusts were blow­ing about 105kmh on the ground but were even stronger above the city.

‘‘Gusts about the higher ground are up to about 130kmh, ’’ she said. — NZME

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