Video: School closures and road warnings amid snow and gales

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Part of a road in Co Down has collapsed while elsewhere a number of schools have been closed in counties Tyrone and Londonderry as a result of bad weather.

Roads Service confirmed part of the Rostrevor Road in Warrenpoint has collapsed, although they added that the extent of the damage will not be known until the tide goes out later on Wednesday.

Staff from NIE examine the scene on the Shore Road between Rostrevor and Warrenpoint, where it collapsed into Carlingford Lough.
Staff from NIE examine the scene on the Shore Road between Rostrevor and Warrenpoint, where it collapsed into Carlingford Lough.

Police warned the road is impassable and advised motorists to use the diversions through Mayobridge. Drivers of heavy Goods Vehicles are advised to use the diversion through Rathfriland.

 

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