Filed in News by on December 2, 2010

Stranded passengers have a long wait ahead

Travellers across parts of the UK face further misery as airports, roads and rail continue to be badly hit by snow.

The closure of Gatwick Airport has been extended until at least 0600 GMT on Friday, after a further heavy snowfall.

Southern trains has suspended its services and Southeastern is running an emergency timetable.

Severe snow warnings have been issued for Scotland as well as eastern and southern England. At least 6,500 schools across the UK have been closed.

Transport Secretary Philip Hammond said a review of how transport operators had coped with the weather conditions was under way.

In England, the Met Office has issued heavy snow warnings for the North East, Yorkshire and Humber, East, London and the South East, and the South West.

In Scotland the warnings apply to Grampian, Strathclyde, Central, Tayside and Fife, and South West, Lothian and Borders.

The BBC weather centre said temperatures of up to -25C (-13F) in Grampian are forecast for Thursday night.


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