UK airport closes and airlines cancel flights as snow causes travel chaos | The Sun

AIRPORTS across the UK have been forced to cancel flights due to the ongoing weather.

Today is the second of four days hit with yellow weather alerts – with snow yet again expected across large parts of the UK tomorrow and on Friday.

Bristol Airport was forced to suspend all flights this morning, with the airport only reopening at 10:45am.

However they warned on social media that passengers should expect "ongoing flight disruption".

London airports have also been affected by the heavy snow.

London Gatwick has cancelled six flights with arrivals from Nantes, Paris, Lyon Stockholm and Guernsey affected.

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Most arrivals this morning are being delayed while departures are also being affected.

Luton Airport flights are being delayed and 25 inbound flights to London Heathrow have also been cancelled.

Fuming passengers complained on social media.

Twitter user Mark, who was travelling from Gatwick, wrote: "We’ve been stuck here for over 2.5 hours with NO update."

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Another woman wrote: "Currently stuck at Majorca Airport as snow disruption in Bristol."

A third travelling from Luton Airport tweeted: "We are currently 2hrs 30mins into our flight and we are still on the ground."

Heavy snow has forced roads to close across Surrey and Hampshire, with the National Highways issuing a "severe" warning for drivers in the South East and South West.

The Met Office warns: "Ice and some snow leading to difficult travel conditions in places.

"Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services. Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.

Here is what you should do if your flight is cancelled.

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