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Cyclone disrupts domestic flights

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A NUMBER of domestic flights operated by Solomon Airlines have been cancelled as a result of the bad weather brought by Cyclone Ului.

According to the domestic operations service, flights to Santa Cruz, Kirakira, Isabel and Renbel were affected.

“This is due to the bad weather,” a spokesman said.

Flights to Renbel yesterday where Cyclone Ului has left a trial of damage, was called off yesterday.

Flight to Santa Cruz (SCZ) was cancelled on Saturday 13th due to strong winds and rain.

On Monday three flights were cancelled.

Flight for Kirakira was cancelled due to heavy rain and strong winds.

While flights for Fera and Suavanao on Isabel were called off due to cross winds.

Cancelled flights will be rescheduled when the weather permits.

Cyclone Ului has since moved out but the weather office said poor conditions will persist for the next day or two.

By MOFFAT MAMU