Extreme weather traps hundreds of travellers at Iceland airport trying to get home for Christmas

Atrocious wintry weather left hundreds of travellers stranded at Keflavik Airport in Iceland after all international flights were cancelled on Monday. 

With Christmas fast approaching, some fear they won’t get home in time.

Roads in the area became impassable, which left both passengers and airline crew trapped at the airport.

Most roads have now reopened but the UK Foreign Office’s advice remains, “There is a severe weather warning across the whole of Iceland and many roads are closed.

“Police are advising people to stay at home. High winds and dangerous icy road conditions are causing major flight disruption and affecting movement to/from Keflavik International airport due to road closures.”

Icelandair have leased

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