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Manchester Airport temporarily shuts down both runaways due to ‘heavy snowfall

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SynopsisHeavy snowfall has forced authorities to close two runaways of Manchester Airport. In addition, the Meteorological Office has issued a yellow warning for most parts of Scotland until noon on Sunday.AgenciesFlights at Manchester airport were severely affected due to the shutdown of both runways amid heavy snowfall. The authorities are clearing the snow and slush on an emergency basis. Inbound flights to the city are being diverted to nearby Birmingham, East Midlands and even London airports. Meanwhile, the city is under a yellow snow warning till Sunday noon. Passengers have been requested to contact their airlines for information on restarting flights. Low temperatures to continueAccording to the chief meteorologist Steve Willington, the cold spell will continue with daytime temperatures remaining just above freezing in several places in Scotland over the next few days. After that, however, the nights will be harder, with the Celsius dropping to minus 10 ⁰C or even lower in certain isolated places. A 24 -hour’s snow warning beginning from 9 am on Sunday until Monday at 9 am for London and parts of south-eastern England is already in place. Huge £186m transfer offer for Cristiano Ronaldo, that will see him play into his 40sA Massive OfferIn his search for his next club, former Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo is said to have received a massive transfer offer from Saudi club Al-Nassr. Meanwhile, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has extended its level three cold alert for the entire UK from Monday to Friday, December 16. As a result, motorists have been advised to be extra cautious while driving, and people using public transport should check for possible disruptions. FAQs: Are low temperatures and heavy snow unusual at this time of the year?While climate change has affected most countries globally, sub-freezing temperatures and snow are not uncommon in the UK in early December. What is a Yellow warning for snow?Yellow warning indicates low-impact situations with some dislocation to travel and movement. Areas can be under 5 to 15 cm of snow with a short span. Disclaimer Statement: This content is authored by an external agency. The views expressed here are that of the respective authors/ entities and do not represent the views of Economic Times (ET). ET does not guarantee, vouch for or endorse any of its contents nor is responsible for them in any manner whatsoever. Please take all steps necessary to ascertain that any information and content provided is correct, updated, and verified. ET hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, relating to the report and any content therein. (Catch all the Business News, Breaking News Events and Latest News Updates on The Economic Times.)Download The Economic Times News App to get Daily Market Updates & Live Business News….moreless

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