Flights cancelled as heavy fog descends on southern England
Drivers advised to take extra care on the roads as poor visibility leads to cancellations and delays at London airports
Heavy fog across the south of England caused traffic disruption on Tuesday morning and dozens of flights were cancelled due to low visibility.
Hundreds of passengers were stranded at Heathrow, which was forced to cancel 45 flights because of low visibility, while London City airport in east London had cancelled 43 arrivals and departures by 9am. Up to 18 flights were also delayed or diverted as fog shrouded the city, causing poor visibility.
Due to poor weather conditions passengers may experience delays & cancellations this morning, check with airline for further flight info.
Fog & mist at London’s airports today will affect some flights. Please check your flight status at https://t.co/Md01pAPZDw [08:10GMT 6DEC]
Source: Guardian Transport