5 Kenya Airways flights diverted from JKIA due to foggy weather
In SummaryCurrently affected flights
- KQ311 DXB-NBO revised ETA 0930h
- KQ117 AMS-NBO revised ETA 0940h
- KQ260 TNR-NBO revised ETA 1055h
- KQ275 MRU-NBO revised ETA 1100h
- KQ503 ACC-NBO revised ETA 1040h
Kenya Airways flights has been forced to divert five flights after bad weather prevented landing of the aircrafts at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.
The flights are those coming from Dubai, Amsterdam, Antananarivo, Mauritius and Accra.
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“Good morning, we are experiencing flight disruptions at JKIA due to poor visibility caused by fog. Several flights are being diverted to alternative airports as we monitor the situation,” Kenya Airways said on Twitter.
Those affected have been urged to call the Kenya Airways contact centre on +254 711024747.
There is a thick white blanket of fog covering Mombasa Road #Nairobi all the way to JKIA with visibility less than 50 meters, and very cold too unlike I’ve ever seen 🌬☁️ Brrrrrr!!!! @Ma3Route pic.twitter.com/nLe6C8YyPc
— Dr Ahmed Kalebi (@DrAhmedKalebi) August 2, 2018
Beware of the fog on Nairobi roads this morning. Stay safe! pic.twitter.com/q3VamVuzaM
— KENYA Pics (@kenyapics) August 2, 2018
The Meteorological Department had earlier indicated that the cold weather would continue until August.
“Early morning cool and cloudy conditions will continue to prevail over the Central Highlands including Nairobi,” the weatherman said.
The forecast is indicated for the period between July 31 to August 6.
More to follow.
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