Travel Advice – UK Weather Jan 2015

Heavy snowfall and adverse weather across parts of Scotland and northern England is expected to cause some disruption to travel.  It is being reported that Manchester Airport have temporarily suspended some flights however the airport are advising passengers to arrive as normal.

The Met Office have issued amber and yellow warnings of severe weather and have issued a cold weather alert http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/

Regions Affected by the severe weather warnings

Amber & Yellow warnings of severe weather have been issued

Regions affected by Amber warning:

Central, Tayside & Fife, Grampian, Highlands & Eilean Siar, North East England, North West England, Northern Ireland, SW Scotland, Lothian Borders, Strathclyde, Yorkshire & Humber

Regions affected by Yellow warnings:

Central, Tayside & Fife, East Midlands, East of England, Grampian, Highlands & Eilean Siar, North East England, North West England, Northern Ireland, Orkney & Shetland, SW Scotland, Lothian Borders, South West England, Strathclyde, Wales, West Midlands, Yorkshire & Humber

 

Passengers due to travel are advised to check the status of their flight with their airline.

Whilst we will continue to monitor news streams and provide the most current information regarding any weather related incidents it may be appropriate for you to consider how you will manage these situations should they arise.

To ensure you have access to the most accurate information sources at all times, we have included a range of potentially useful information sources which may help you deal with weather related incidents as they arise.

Information on current and forecasted UK weather can be found on the MET Office website below:

Met Office

Travel to and from the airports on the UK roads and rail services can be monitored on the following websites:

National Rail Enquiries

AA Road Watch

BBC Travel News

Current UK Airport and flight information:

We have attached a document which lists the main international UK airports and the regions in which they are located.  Each airport website is included and these are often a good source of current information.

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