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Gatwick Airport has resumed most of their flights following a tumultuous week with the recent weather conditions.

Storm Emma has caused travel chaos across the UK with deep snow and freezing temperatures sweeping the country.

All flights to Irish airports are cancelled as they remain closed for today and a number of flights have been cancelled to Scotland and Europe.

The airport tweeted this morning: “Friday 2nd March: extreme weather conditions across the UK and Europe mean that many flights are cancelled or delayed today.

“Please check your flight with your airline and do not travel to Gatwick if it is cancelled. Allow plenty of extra time for your journey if you're flying.”

Gatwick Express appears to be running today although travellers face more chaos as it is suspended for the next three Sundays.

A red warning was issued yesterday for parts of the UK in Scotland and the south of England

Gatwick Airport flight cancellations (2 March):

07:40 British Airways (BA2931) Edinburgh

07:50 EasyJet (U2802) Edinburgh

08:35 British Airways (BA2953) Glasgow

08:40 EasyJet (U2882) Glasgow

10:00 British Airways (BA2938) Edinburgh

10:05 EasyJet (U28465) Geneva

10:15 EasyJet (U2872) Aberdeen

10:20 British Airways (BA2771) Jersey

11:00 EasyJet (U28524) Stuttgart

The Met Office tweeted this morning: “Amber warnings for #snow are still in force for parts of Northern Ireland, north-east England and Scotland.

A red warning was issued yesterday for parts of the UK in Scotland and the south of England, yet it has since been downgraded.

However, it warns that delays are still expected due to the problems caused since Monday.

Dublin Airport remains closed today with flights hoping to resume tomorrow.

Whilst they closed yesterday, Edinburgh Airport and Glasgow Airport appear to have re-opened but still face large delays and some cancellations.

Many airlines have been affected with British Airways cancelling another 100 flights today, making their number of flights cancelled this week over 300 so far.

Virgin Atlantic, Ryanair and easyJet have also faced cancellations this week as the weather continues to plague the UK.