Tag Archives: Uk Snow 2010

Snow Chaos Causes Travel Backlog

Freezing conditions are continuing to bring misery for people using Britain’s airports and rail network – with forecasters predicting no respite until Boxing Day. Airport operator BAA has warned of more delays and cancellations at Heathrow, possibly until after Christmas

UK Snow Chaos: Heathrow Shut

Passengers have been forced to sleep overnight in airport terminals around the country as heavy snow continues to cause chaos across Britain’s transport networks. Heathrow airport has announced that it will not accept any new plane arrivals on Sunday and

Snow Brings UK To a Standstill

LONDON (Reuters) – Snow brought chaos to Britain’s transport network on Saturday on the last weekend before Christmas, normally one of the busiest days of the year for travel and shopping. Most of western Britain, Northern Ireland and northern Scotland

Snow Stops 800 European Flights

BERLIN – Heavy overnight snowfall disrupted air travel across western Europe Friday, forcing more than 800 flight cancellations and leading to major delays in Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland. Germany appeared the hardest hit by the snow, with more than

Troops To Help in UK Snow Chaos

The Army has been drafted in to help remove snow and ice from the streets of Scotland’s capital after the city’s heaviest snowfall in nearly 50 years. Up to 30cm of snow has fallen in parts of Edinburgh – leaving

300 Spend Night on Abandoned Train

Hundreds of rail commuters have spent a miserable night aboard an abandoned train, an operator said. Three hundred passengers were stuck at Three Bridges station in West Sussex after a series of line failures.

Hundreds Stranded by Heavy Snow

Hundreds of cars have been stranded on snowbound roads for a second night as temperatures plunged towards minus 20C. Drivers across central Scotland were forced to abandon their vehicles after the worst wintry weather for several decades brought the country’s

Hundreds Stuck On Iced-Up Roads

Hundreds of drivers have been stranded overnight as the “worst snow and ice since the 1960s” continues to grip Britain. Scotland has been bearing the brunt of the icy gridlock as temperatures as low as -18C and a foot of

60 Dead in Europe Snow Chaos

A cold snap across Europe has claimed at least 60 lives, as snow disrupted transport in Britain and serious flooding forced thousands of people to be evacuated in the Balkans. Seventeen people died from the cold in Central Europe in

UK: Relentless Snow Causes Chaos

LONDON (Reuters) – Heavy snow caused havoc across Britain on Thursday, keeping airports closed for a second day, leaving travelers stranded and forcing thousands of schools to close. Met Office forecasters warned of severe weather and heavy snow, particularly in