MADRID airport has been closed due to the heavy snowfall.

All incoming flights have been diverted to other airports, airport operators AENA and Enaire announced.

“Owing to the conditions caused by storm Filomena, the Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas airport has diverted its flights,” airport operator Enaire said in an online statement.

Anyone planning on flying to Madrid is advised to check the status of their flight.

The capital is currently under a red alert for heavy snowfall, with the M-30 and M-40 motorways forced to close since Friday afternoon.

The Cercanias train service in the capital will also be shut down from 10pm.

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