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Heathrow cancels more flights as persistent freezing fog causes travel disruption for the second day

Tuesday 24 January 2017 7:49 am whatsapp whatsapp Heathrow cancels more flights as persistent freezing fog causes travel disruption for the second day Rebecca Smith Today the fog reduced visibility at the airport, which warned passengers to expect disruption throughout the day.Read more: Heathrow havoc: Freezing fog causes flight cancellations at London airportsFog across London is expected to cause disruption to flights at Heathrow today. Please check with your airline prior to travelling. pic.twitter.com/kaTMbVnYSm— Heathrow Airport (@HeathrowAirport) January 24, 2017It has advised passengers to check the status of their flights before setting out. [email protected] now fly from our North Terminal. Extra staff will be on hand to help you around the airport today. pic.twitter.com/SQ4MrXHdlw— Gatwick Airport LGW (@Gatwick_Airport) January 24, 2017 Persistent freezing fog has meant the cancellation of another 100 flights at Heathrow Airport for the second day on the trot.The Met Office issued a yellow fog warning for the majority of southern England last night, advising people to be aware. Share London City said visibility had improved, but with forecasts showing more fog later, passengers should keep an eye on airline information if travelling.Read more: Check before you fly: Gatwick’s airlines swap terminals next weekGatwick said air traffic control restrictions imposed due to the heavy fog had caused delays on flights both to and from the airport yesterday, as well as causing some cancellations.It’s not the best week for weather havoc to add to confusion for passengers, as Gatwick has kicked off its airline merry-go-round too. British Airways, EasyJet and Virgin Atlantic are swapping terminals – EasyJet has moved to the North Terminal from today.The airport has said extra staff will be on hand to help direct passengers. More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgBill Gates reportedly hoped Jeffrey Epstein would help him win a Nobelnypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.com The airport has said that as it operates at near full capacity, there aren’t gaps in its schedule that can be used for delayed flights.We’re expecting some delays this morning due to fog. Please check-in as usual and contact your airline for specific flight information.— Southampton Airport (@SOU_Airport) January 24, 2017Southampton has also warned there might be delays.Yesterday, Heathrow, along with London City, Gatwick and Southampton, all cancelled flights due to the lingering fog.

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