From the early hours of the morning, long delays were reported on the M25, with snarl ups seen in Cambridge, along the M40, Dartford and the M3.
Forecasters have warned thunderstorms could bring flash flooding later (map, inset, showing the Met Office yellow warning) and travel chaos.
Viewers branded it 'toe curling' and ridiculed Munchetty when she asked him 'Why are butterflies so colourful?
The footage was posted online by Israeli model Hofit Golan (bottom right), once branded Israel's answer to Paris Hilton, who said: 'Our pilot was a hero!
According to witnesses, when the owners did return to the car (inset top and bottom) they reportedly gave false information to the police before becoming abusive.
Millions of people have been dealing with traffic chaos today as the great end of school getaway begins.
' and also filmed herself leaving the Airbus A320 and passing the four fire engines waiting on the runway (inset).
The BA plane from Naples to Gatwick landed at 12.34am, forcing the closure of the runway and the diversion of eight other flights.