Radar at Jersey Airport is affected by lightning strike

A lightning strike has affected radar equipment at Jersey Airport causing delays in and out of the island.

The radar was affected overnight but the first flights from Jersey to Gatwick and Southampton took off just before 1000 GMT.

The first flights arrived on the island just after 1030 GMT, but most flights are delayed.

On the website the airport states that "passengers are advised to check in on time."

It also said regular weather and operational updates would be provided on its website.

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