Flights cancelled as fog envelops Hampshire

Flights were scrapped and drivers warned to take care on the roads as fog enveloped Hampshire this morning.

Wednesday, 26th October 2016, 8:15 am
Updated Thursday, 27th October 2016, 5:31 pm

Weathermen said the misty conditions were likely to remain until 10am or later, with visibility down to 50m on some routes.

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Flights from Southampton to Glasgow, Manchester, Guernsey and Belfast were delayed and the airport announced the 8.20am flight to Jersey and the 8.25am service to Leeds would not run.

A Met Office spokesman said: ‘Fog is expected both on hills and at low levels. Visibilities will be very variable, and as low as 50-100 m in places.

‘Whilst much of it will clear by 10am, some patches may linger for the rest of the morning.’