Storms cause delays to UK travel

28 Mar 2016 by Tom Otley

There are widespread delays across the UK's airports as a result of high winds this Easter Monday.

A number of flights were diveerted at Gatwick last night and this morning, and the airport is warning that there are also delays to transport to and from the airport.

"Due to adverse weather, we are experiencing some disruption to flights and on roads around Gatwick. Please check with your airline for the latest information and leave extra time to travel to the airport."

In addition, because of rail improvements, there is no Gatwick Express. For further details on this, click here.

Gatwick delays

Heathrow is also suffering delays. The airport's website warns, "Due to strong winds caused by Storm Katie, there are delays and some cancellations to flights today. Please check your flight status with your airline before coming to the airport."

Some flights have been diverted from the airport due to high winds.

The Heathrow Express also suffered an alarm activiation causing further delays this morning.

Airports will direct you to your airline for further information.

For the Heathrow list of airlines, click here.

For the Gatwick list of airlines, click here.

For a list at Luton, click here.

For a list at Stansted click here.

The forecast is for the winds to drop as the afternoon progresses. 

Tom Otley

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