Zware sneeuwval zorgt voor overlast in het Verenigd KoninkrijkHeavy snowfall caused disruption in parts of the UK yesterday and today. Bristol Airport said the majority of the day's flights had been cancelled and advised passengers to check flight information with their airline. British Airways, which cancelled dozens of flights from Heathrow Airport on Friday morning, is also advising customers to check their flight status. Meanwhile, the Met Office has warned of "treacherous driving conditions" in some southern areas.
In Cornwall, more than 100 people spent the night at the Jamaica Inn pub after their cars became stuck on the A30. On the trains, Transport for Wales said services were now running as normal after some disruption in the morning, while Great Western Railway - which earlier warned of disruption until 12:00 - said a near-normal service had resumed.
Hundreds of schools across the regions which were affected by the Met Office's amber weather warning - which covered Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire - are closed. More than 150 schools in Cornwall and over 250 in Somerset are also shut. In Scotland the closure of 17 schools and nurseries in the Highlands means 500 children will be getting a snow day
Students at Callywith College in Bodmin were forced to stay overnight. Chris told BBC Breakfast that the atmosphere overnight at Callywith College had been pretty good.Other disruption includes:
- Power cuts in part of the south of England have been reported
- Southeastern Trains has introduced a winter weather timetable for Friday morning
- Cardiff Airport is open but some flights have been cancelled affecting Rugby fans heading to this evening's France vs Wales Six Nations match in Paris
- Bournemouth Airport has reopened after being closed early on Friday morning
Some amazing snow amounts being reported over Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire! 15-20cm being suggested... photos via U.K. weather outlook #uksnow #snowwatch #ukweather pic.twitter.com/gwAIIVCULM— U.K Snow Updates (@UKsnow_updates) 1 februari 2019