The Immigration Minister Damian Green has blamed the rain for the length of queues at Heathrow airport, saying: "This was caused mainly by the severe weather leading to flight diversions and changing flight schedules and the bunching of arrivals."
The lengthy queues have been criticised by the shadow immigration minister Chris Bryant, London Mayor Boris Johnson and airlines.
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