Snow continues to hamper Europe travel

A second straight day of heavy snow has disrupted travel in Europe.

London Gatwick and Edinburgh airports were closed for a second straight day. London Heathrow is open, and most flights are operating, according to the airport’s website.

Both airports are expected to reopen Friday morning, as the snow is forecasted to stop. Twenty inches of snow has reportedly fallen in parts of the U.K. this week.

In Ireland, flights were suspended at Dublin Airport until Thursday evening.

Bloomberg News reported that Air France-KLM called off all European flights from Amsterdam Schiphol after runways were covered in snow.

In Germany, flights were canceled or delayed in Munich, Frankfurt and Berlin. Airports in Bucharest, Romania; Geneva; Paris; Prague, Czech Republic; and Vienna have also experienced canceled or delayed flights due to snowfall, sleet and icy temperatures.

Eurostar, operator of trains between London, Paris and Brussels, canceled more than 20 trains Thursday and advised customers to postpone their trips.

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