The Greek Olympic squad were among the first athletes to depart, preparing to leave from Stansted this morning.
Tonight 350 Aussies are set to fly out aboard a brand new jumbo at around 11pm tonight, their Lithuanian counterparts are going by budget airline. Martin Stew reports.
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Showers easing with clear spells overnight. Strong winds easing.
Sunday forecast: Heavy rain is expected for a time with gusty winds, then clearing during the afternoon.
March in the Anglia region has been much drier and sunnier than normal although temperatures have been around average.