Snow causes widespread disruption across parts of the UK with flights grounded

Snow causes widespread disruption across parts of the UK with flights grounded

Heavy snow int he North West of England is causing problems at Manchester and Liverpool airports.

Manchester Airport have issued the following statement:

 

“Our airfield team has been working through the night to keep the runways clear, which resulted in the day’s operations starting as planned.

 

“However, as conditions worsened significantly this morning, we took the decision to temporarily close our runways.

 

“We continue to work to mitigate the challenging conditions and hope to minimise further impacts. However, the safety of our customers and staff is our number one concern and there is likely to be some disruption this morning.

 

“Customers are advised to check the status of their flights with their airlines and allow extra time for journeys to the airport to ensure they arrive safely.

 

“We will provide further updates as soon as possible.”

 

Liverpool John Lennon Airport were also forced to close the runway earlier today.

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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