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A commemorative flypast by the RAF Red Arrows to mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day has been cancelled due to bad weather.

The jets were due to take off from Cardiff at 5pm for their third and final flight of the day to celebrate 75 years since Japan surrendered in the Second World War.

But the aerobatic team have been forced to ground the jets due to 'appalling weather'.

The Red Arrows were due to fly over Suffolk this evening
The Red Arrows were due to fly over Suffolk this evening

Those in Suffolk were looking forward to seeing the jets fly over the Suffolk border from Essex and towards Bury St Edmunds.

The route was also scheduled to include Central London.

Earlier in the day, the Red Arrows carried out flights over the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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