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12/01/2018

Yellow Warning For Snow And Ice Issued In NI

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice across Northern Ireland on Monday, 15 January, until Tuesday, 16 January.

The warning has been put in place from 6pm until 11.55pm.

Frequent and heavy snow showers are expected throughout NI.
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There is a small chance that power cuts may occur and travel delays on roads are also possible.

The public is being urged to take extra care on roads and pavements.

(CD/LM)

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