10/03/2020

Icy Stretch Forecast For NI

It appears we're not quite out of the woods just yet as a blanket of ice is set to cover Northern Ireland this week.

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning in light of the frosty forecast. It will take affect at 9pm on Wednesday 11 March, continuing until 10am on Thursday.

Travel disruption is predicted, with drivers warned of icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.
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Members of the public should also be aware of the possibility of slips and falls on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths, particularly for those planning to be out and about early on Thursday.



(JG/CM)

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