London Gatwick served over 2.5 million passengers during March which is an increase of 2.5% compared with last year.
The figures for March are the highest for five years. It's thought the with the continual cold weather and an earlier start to the Easter were contributing factors.
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Mostly dry and bright this afternoon with cloud building and rain arriving from the west later.
A risk of heavy downpours in parts of Kent this afternoon. Elsewhere, mostly dry with sunny spells.
Thunderstorms and heavy downpours caused flooding across the Meridian region yesterday. Some residents have been evacuated from their homes.