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calendar   Thursday - December 12, 2013

thousands disrupted as London fog rules

So where was I when I was interrupted by myself?  Hard to say cos too much extra noise and stuff going on around me. Mostly outside.
Gee, even in this foul (not quite that bad but) weather, farm work and it machinery must go on. Lots of activity across the street. Farm field.  I think they’re dumping more soil on the place.  No rain but still very out outside and neighbor just has to vacuum up fallen leaves. Makes 2wtice in the last five days. Noisy damn things.  Then trash pick ups. Yeah, plural.  One monster truck for recycles and the other truck for garden waste. So where was I?

Oh yeah. Take a look.


UK weather: thick fog causes travel disruption as flights cancelled at Heathrow Airport

The Telegraph

More than 100 last count says 170 flights at Heathrow and City airports cancelled, with ferry services affected, as visibility drops to less than 50 metres in places

And not just Heathrow btw.

Thick fog has caused another day of flight chaos for air passengers and also affected ferry services.

The poor visibility, predicted by the Met Office to be less than 50 metres in places led to 80 flights being cancelled at Heathrow airport in west London.

At London City Airport in London’s Docklands nearly every early-morning service was either delayed or cancelled. At least 20 departing flights were cancelled and almost 40 arrivals were either cancelled, delayed or diverted.

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Another paper reported, “thousands of airline passengers will wake up to find themselves in the wrong place this morning”.
Two hundred flights to and from Europe’s busiest airport were cancelled and hundreds more were delayed.  British Air alone cancelled more than 100 flights.  Other airline were also affected.  It was a mess and I’m happy we weren’t flying anywhere this month.  Not that we could anyway with health issues.


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Posted by peiper   United Kingdom  on 12/12/2013 at 09:44 AM   
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