13/02/2018

Weather Warning For Snow And Ice Issued In NI

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

The alert is in place from 2am on Tuesday, 13 February, until 10am.

Heavy rain is expected to turn to snow and temperatures are expected to drop quickly.
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Ice is to form on untreated roads and travel may be disrupted.

Winds are expected to strengthen overnight on Tuesday with gales over coasts and hills.

(CD)

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