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20/03/2017

Weather Warning For Snow And Ice Issued Across NI

A yellow weather warning for snow and ice has been issued across Northern Ireland.

The warning has been put in place from 8pm on Monday, 20 March, until 10am on Tuesday, 21 March.
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A Met Office spokesperson said: "Showers on Monday evening, overnight and into Tuesday morning will fall increasingly as snow and hail, with accumulations mainly on hills but locally to lower levels too. Ice is also likely to form on untreated surfaces, whilst lightning may be an additional hazard. This may lead to some transport disruption and difficult driving conditions."

(CD/MH)

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