Northern Ireland floods: Derry Airport closed

Flooding in Derry airport Image copyright City of Derry Airport

The City of Derry Airport has been closed after severe flooding hit the north west of Northern Ireland.

Heavy rain fell on Tuesday night, resulting in torrents of water entering the building.

Image copyright City of Derry Airport

All flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled and passengers have been advised to stay away.

Check in desks are likely to re-open at 13:00 BST on Thursday. Customers should contact their airline directly for advice.

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A spokesperson for Derry City and Strabane Council apologised for the inconvenience caused.

Image copyright City of Derry Airport

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