All flights cancelled at City of Derry Airport after flooding

Flooding inside the terminal building at City of Derry Airport forced the airport to close to all flights yesterday
Flooding inside the terminal building at City of Derry Airport forced the airport to close to all flights yesterday

The City of Derry Airport has been forced to cancel all flights today after the building was hit by flooding overnight.

The north west of the Province, particularly Londonderry, was worst affected by last night’s torrential rain, which saw 63% of the average August rainfall fell within a 8-9 hours period.

A major clean-up operation is underway at the City of Derry Airport after the building was hit by flooding

A major clean-up operation is underway at the City of Derry Airport after the building was hit by flooding

The airport has released pictures showing flooding inside the terminal building.

As a result, all flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled today as a major clean-up operation continues.

A spokesperson for the airport advised passengers not to come to the airport and to contact their airline directly about their flights.

Passengers are also advised that heavy rain and flooding has led to hazardous driving conditions on the road.

All flights were cancelled at the City of Derry Airport after torrential rain overnight led to flooding

All flights were cancelled at the City of Derry Airport after torrential rain overnight led to flooding