Met Office extends snow and ice yellow weather warning for Northern Ireland

The Met Office yellow weather warning for the Province for Friday has been extended.

Wednesday, 5th January 2022, 11:53 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th January 2022, 4:34 pm

On Tuesday the Met Office issued a yellow warning for parts of Northern Ireland.

That forecast has now been extended with the warning coming into effect from Thursday evening at 8pm.

The warning expires at 11am on Friday morning.

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The severe weather will mainly hit the west of the province but most areas will see freezing conditions.

What to expect

Some roads and railways likely to be affected with longer journey times by road, bus and train services.

Probably some icy patches on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths.

The Met Office yellow weather warning for the Province for Friday has been extended.

Some brief power outages are possible with a risk of isolated lightning strikes.

Some injuries from slips and falls on icy surfaces.

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