"Due to" and "Owning to" means "as a result of" (because of).
Examples:A lot of her unhappiness is due to boredom. (You can say "A lot of her unhappiness is owning to boredom". It's same meaning. )
Afternoon classes were suspended due to heavy snow. (You can say "Afternoon classes were suspended owning to heavy snow.")
A comma is usually used when separating the phrases in a given sentence.
Examples:Due to wet leaves on the line, this train will arrive 30 minutes late.
I was late for work due to snowstorm, which made driving a nightmare.
Usage Discussion of DUE TOThe objection to due to as a preposition is only a continuation of disagreements that began in the 18th century over the proper uses of owing and due. Due to is as grammatically sound as owing to, which is frequently recommended in its place. It has been and is used by reputable writers and has been recognized as standard for decades. There is no solid reason to avoid due to.
Examples of DUE TOThe show was cancelled due to the strong typhoon.
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