Show and rain hampers Thanksgiving travel

People who are planning to travel for Thanksgiving are dealing with delayed and cancelled flights, packed airports along with uncomfortable turbulence as snow and rain move up East Coast on one of the busiest travel days of the year.

The airlines had called off 591 flights by the middle of afternoon in New York, into or out of United States and another 2537 flights were delayed, as per online plane tracker called FlightAware. Most of the canceled planes were at the New York City region airports and it involved regional carriers dealing with express flights for top airlines like - JetBlue Airways Corp and the Delta Shuttle between Boston and LaGuardia airport.

Two days earlier, United Continental Holdings Inc., Delta Air Lines Inc. and American Airlines Group Inc. were all gave up their customary fees for place changes for todays flight through about 2 dozen airports in the north-east, letting passengers to rebook at flights for yesterday or tomorrow, in an attempt to ease over-crowding before the projected storms.

Weather predictions in the last 2 days had varied from nothing falling in large East Coast places that include New York, to as much as twenty centimeters. Earlier this morning, it was heavy rain falling in the New York region and along Interstate 95, along with some snow falling inland.

National Weather Service reportedly stated that snow forecasts for top cities of Northeast were just cut to a few inches or nothing.