Egypt hit with earthquake and sand storm

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake, centered in the Sinai Peninsula, was felt in most of Egypt’s north and in Cairo. Also today, a dust storm occurred causing flights to be diverted from the Matruh and Alexandria airports due to reduced visibility.

Advice For Travellers

No injuries or damage have been reported at this time due to the earthquake. Check your flight status for delays if using the Matruh or Alexandria airports.