If your journey includes two or more connected flights and because of the delay, cancellation or denied boarding of one of your flights you miss your connecting flight you are entitled to a monetary compensation in case if you arrive at the place of your final destination with more than 3 hours delay.
Based on the EU Regulation 261/2004 if the cancellation is caused by bad weather, strike or acts of terrorism the passengers are not entitled to a monetary compensation. Quite often airlines purposely mislead passengers about the reasons of the delays in order to avoid payment of monetary compensation.
If you missed your connecting flight you have the right to choose between re-routing and reimbursement of the ticket price for the unused part of your journey and a ticket to the place where you journey began.
In case if you choose re-routing you have the right to: