Thursday, 28 December 2017

Live updates on how the weather could affect your plans and travel in the UK

A snow plough clears the A14 after a snow fall near Kettering

-Temperatures have plummeted to below freezing making icy road conditions and threatening more disruption.

-Stansted Airport says all flights are anticipated to operate as scheduled on Thursday, although passengers are reminded to check their flight's status before travelling to the airport.

-Up to 300 people had to wait in the terminal on Wednesday evening while trying to rebook flights which had been cancelled due to bad weather.

Snow and ice forced dozens of Ryanair and easyJet flights to be cancelled or delayed.
A spokeswoman said 27 inbound and 27 outbound Ryanair flights had been cancelled as a result of the weather.

EasyJet confirmed that it had to cancel eight flights to and from the airport and another three were diverted to nearby airports.

The Met Office has issued yellow warnings of ice for large parts of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland after snow brought major disruption and power outages to swathes of the UK on Wednesday.

There were reports of passengers being left "stranded" at Stansted Airport on Wednesday evening aafter flights were cancelled due to earlier bad weather.

More travel disruption is expected this morning.

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