'We are stuck on the runway': Flights from Leeds Bradford Airport CANCELLED as Storm Ciara causes travel nightmare

Many flights from Leeds Bradford Airport have been cancelled - as Storm Ciara causes a travel nightamre.

Sunday, 9th February 2020, 12:20 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th February 2020, 12:22 pm

The 11.10am to Heathrow, 1pm to Dublin and 5.15pm to Amsterdam have all been cancelled.

More flights may be cancelled due to the storm.

Some travellers took to social media to say they were stuck on the runway at the airport for over two hours.

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One said: "We have not moved for two hours.

"We have just been sat on the runway."

The Met Office said Storm Ciara will bring a spell of very strong winds on Sunday.

Flying debris could lead to Injuries or danger to life, the forecast said.

Some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs is expected.

Commuters should expect longer journey times and cancellations, as road, rail, air and ferry services are affected.

Some roads and bridges will be closed - with the possibility of the Humber Bridge being closed for the first time ever.

Power cuts with the potential to affect other services will also hit mobile phone coverage.

Injuries and danger to life from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties are all issues to be aware of, The Met Office stated.

Disruption to travel is also likely during Sunday.