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Travel warnings in place for commuters after a night of snow and ice cause chaos

by LLB Reporter
1st Feb 19 8:28 am

Amber weather warnings are in place for snow until 11:00, in parts of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hampshire, with, Yellow warnings in place until 12:00 in the South East for snow and ice.

Southeastern Railways has in place their “winter weather timetable,” across Kent, East Sussex and London, commuters are warned there will be disruptions.

South Western Railway has warning in place for delays along with cancellations, and London Overground has power supply problems due to ice on the tracks.

Great Western has warned services could be disrupted until as late as 13:00.

The Met Office has warned of “treacherous driving conditions” across parts of the South.

Dozens of flights are cancelled at Heathrow Airport, and Bristol Airport has suspended all flights until 12:00. Passengers are being advised to check with their airline before travelling.

A spokesperson for British Airways said, “Safety is always our priority, and we’re working hard to keep our operation moving. We’re sorry that some of our services are being delayed by the weather conditions.”

Bristol International Airport said, “Snow is still falling & the airfield remains closed until 08:00.  Please monitor our social media feed for a further update and contact your airline for specific flight queries.”

Bournemouth Airports is closed “until further notice.”

Sub-zero temperatures hit parts of the UK, the mercury went as low as -15.4c in Aberdeenshire, and in Lincolnshire temperatures fell to -15.6c, the coldest the UK has seen since 2012.

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