Major delays expected today on flights across Europe

People jetting off to destinations in Europe today are being warned to expect some delays.

Today is one of the busiest days of the year for air travel and bad weather across the continent looks set to cause problems.

Widespread thunderstorms are expected across much of Europe today and this is likely to cause disruption and delays to many flights.

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The warning comes from Eurocontrol - an organisation which speciales in air traffic management.

Today is one of the busiest days of the year for air travel