Heathrow Airport has announced that it's fully operational and has cleared all runways and taxiways of snow. But, it has cut the number of flights by 10% to cope with low visibility conditions. In a statement, it said:
"The schedule for today has been reduced by 10%in order to cope with the low visibility conditions expected from 1600 this afternoon. Low visibility means that, for safety reasons, there needs to be a bigger gap between aircraft.
Because Heathrow runs at almost 100% capacity there is no slack in the system and flights unfortunately have to be cancelled. Further cancellations are inevitable given the adverse weather conditions at other airports around Europe.
We ask that all passengers please check the status of their flight with their airline before they leave for the airport. We have over 200 additional customer services staff at Heathrow today to assist passengers as they come through the airport."
One hundred flights have been cancelled at Heathrow so far today amid reports that the hub airport is like a "refugee camp".
Drivers are advised to avoid the roads in snowy weather, but here is some advice from the AA on journeys that are unavoidable.