28/02/2019

Traffic Disruption Across NI Amid Severe Fog Alert

Roads in Northern Ireland saw traffic chaos this morning, 28 February, amid a severe weather warning for fog.

There have been a number of crashes and police have warned drivers to keep their distance and take caution on the roads.

The Ballycombs Road in Portglenone is closed between its junctions with the Ballynease and Mullaghnamoyagh roads due to a traffic collision.
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Part of the Westlink was also blocked, causing long delays on the M1.

The Met Office issued a yellow alert which will remain active until 11am today.

Slower journey times throughout the day are expected as the fog clears, with flight delays or cancellations possible.

The A26 Crankill Road in Antrim, between Glarryford and the Applegreen service station, has now reopened following an earlier collision.



(JG/CM)

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