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High winds disrupt flights at Dublin and Cork airport

Passengers have been advised to check the status of their flights with their airlines.

Image: Julien Behal/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A NUMBER OF flights in and out of Dublin Airport have been cancelled tonight because of high winds.

A spokesperson for the airport said there had been 12 cancellations and eight aircraft diverted to Shannon, Manchester, Glasgow and Belfast.

Although all runways remain open, the decision to divert or cancel flights has been taken by individual airlines because of the inclement weather. Wind speed is currently gusting at 52 knots.

In Cork, seven flights have been diverted to Shannon. Four Aer Lingus flights and one Ryanair flight have been cancelled.

Passengers have been advised to check the status of their flights with their airlines.

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