Queen Mary 2 delayed because of heavy snow in New York

Queen Mary 2 spent part of the weekend delayed in New York because of two feet of snow that fell in the United States.

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Queen Mary 2 on way to Southampton after New York weather causes delays

The Queen Mary 2 had to put back departure to ensure that passengers aboard weather delayed flights from the UK to New York were able to join the ship.

The ship is currently on schedule to arrive in Southampton on the morning of January 10 as planned.

Angus Struthers, Cunard's Marketing Director said "We're looking forward to celebrating Queen Mary 2's 10th anniversary of her naming with a tandem sailing from Southampton with Queen Elizabeth - the two ships will set off together on their respective World Voyages at 8.15pm on 10 January."

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Cruise liner Queen Mary 2 delayed in New York because of heavy snow

Heavy snow has hit the East coast of the USA Credit: Cunard

Queen Mary 2 spent part of the weekend delayed in New York because of two feet of snow that fell in the United States.

The Statue of Liberty can be seen from this icy window Credit: Cunard

She is now on her way say Cunard.

Two feet of snow has fallen in recent days Credit: Cunard

The liner is now racing home to Southampton for her tenth birthday celebrations on Friday where there be a big fireworks display.

Snow falls on the deck on the Queen Mary 2 Credit: Cunard
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