Bookmark and Share
18/11/2016

Weather Warning For Ice Issued Across NI

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice across Northern Ireland.

The warning comes into effect from 7pm on Friday, 18 November, until, 10am on Saturday, 19 November.

Temperatures are also expected to plummet to around -2 degrees overnight.
News Image
In a statement the Met Office said: "Wintry showers, continuing during Friday and overnight, will lead to the possibility of ice forming as temperatures fall this evening and overnight. This will occur primarily on untreated surfaces but perhaps also where grit is washed off by frequent showers. Additionally, 1-3 cm of snow may accumulate on hills above around 200 m and more than 5 cm above 400 m. Some of the heaviest showers could produce slushy conditions even at low levels. Please be aware of possible tricky travel conditions."

(CD)

Related Northern Ireland News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

13 November 2017
Secretary Of State To Legislate Budget For NI
Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire is to legislate for a budget at Westminster today, 13 November. He said that the civil service will run out of money if a budget is not set by November. SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood said: "This is British Direct Rule delivered by the DUP and Sinn Féin.
07 November 2017
Man Arrested Over Hit-And-Run
A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a Co Antrim man was killed in a hit-and-run in Merseyside, Liverpool. Matthew Bradley, originally from Glenavy, was struck by a car on The Strand on Friday, 03 November. The driver "sped off southbound away from the city centre", according to Merseyside Police.
17 November 2016
Yellow Weather Warning For Ice Issued In NI
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice throughout Northern Ireland. The warning comes into effect from 6pm on Thursday, 17 November, until 10am on Friday, 17 November. Temperatures are also expected to drop to around -1 degrees overnight.
14 November 2017
Woman Dies Following Crash In Co Down
A woman has died from her injuries following a two-car collision in Co Down. The crash happened on the Scarva Road in Banbridge on Saturday, 12 November. The victim, aged in her 70s and from Co Wicklow, was a passenger in one of the vehicles. She died in hospital on Monday, 13 November, as a result of her injuries.
09 November 2017
Man Charged With Attempted Murder
A man has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed a number of times in Belfast. The incident happened in the Ballynafoy Close area, just off the Ravenhill Road, at around 11.15pm on Tuesday, 07 November. Police were called to an altercation and a man, aged in his 20s, was found to have been stabbed multiple times.
07 November 2017
Temperatures To Plummet To Minus 1 Degrees
Temperatures inn Northern Ireland set to plummet to -1 degrees celsius tonight, 07 November. Frost and fog patches are expected and motorists are being urged to take care on the roads. Wednesday is expected to start off dry with outbreaks of rain throughout the day, according to the Met Office.
19 May 2010
Council Supports Banbridge Ice Rink Plan
Builders could be 'dancing on ice' soon if a planned private sector proposal to build a full-sized ice rink in Co Down gets the go-ahead. The initiative seeks to build at Bridgewater Park, Banbridge and has already been given the backing of Banbridge District Council.
12 December 2014
Ice Warning For NI Road Users
Northern Ireland road users are being warned of the likelihood of ice forming on untreated surfaces during Friday night and early Saturday morning. The UK Met Office said ice is likely to form particularly where showers have occurred during Friday. Showers are due to fall as sleet or snow over hills and to low levels in the north.
23 February 2015
Met Office Issues Yellow Weather Warning
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning to drivers for icy conditions across Northern Ireland. Sleet and hail showers are expected as well as strong winds with gusts of 60-70 mph.
08 November 2017
Man Dies In Portadown Road Crash
An 18-year-old man has died following a collision in Portadown. The crash happened on the Dungannon Road between midnight and 12.30am on Wednesday, 08 November. The road has been re-opened. Elsewhere, a man, aged in his 30's, has died in a road collision in Co Antrim.
11 December 2014
'Yellow' Warning For Snow And Ice
The UK Met Office has put a 'yellow' warning in place for snow and ice, lasting Thursday until Friday. Frequent showers are due to fall as sleet and snow, especially on higher ground and also occasionally down to lower levels too. Accumulations of 2-5 cm can be expected on ground above 150m, with 10 cm or more on ground above 300-400m.
20 September 2017
Yellow Weather Warning Issued For Heavy Rain In NI
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain across Northern Ireland. The warning has been put in place from noon today, 20 September, until 8pm tonight. A Met Office spokesperson said: "Rain will become heavy at times this afternoon and for a time this evening.
03 November 2017
Twelve Cars Damaged In Attack
The tyres of 12 vehicles have been slashed in the Short Strand area of Belfast, police have confirmed. It is understood the attacks happened in the east of the city overnight and were carried out in Perry Court, Madrid Street, Clandeboye Drive and Clandeboye Gardens. At least one tyre on each vehicle was damaged.
27 October 2017
Warning Issued Over Speeding Penalty Scam
Police have issued a warning to the public to be aware of a speeding penalty scam in England. No reports of the scam have been received in NI, however the PSNI is warning people to be vigilant after an official-looking form is being emailed to drivers stating that their vehicle has been recorded driving in excess of a speed limit.
18 October 2017
Weather Warning For Rain Issued In NI
The Met Office has issued a Yellow weather warning for rain on Thursday, 19 October. The warning has been put in place from 3pm until 11.55pm. A spokesperson said: "Rain will turn heavy in the afternoon and continue well into the evening, with winds easing. Maximum temperature 15 °C.