Yellow warning continues as Northern Ireland wakes to a blanket of snow - Traffic and Travel update - Will there be more snow?

Many areas have seen snow this morning

By Michael Cousins
Thursday, 24th February 2022, 8:10 am
Updated Thursday, 24th February 2022, 9:16 am

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The cold weather continues across Northern Ireland with a light covering of snow on Orangefield Lane, east Belfast. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye

Snow has fallen across Northern Ireland

Last updated: Thursday, 24 February, 2022, 11:01

NI Road Policing and Safety

The Lurgan Road, Dromore is closed in both directions following a road traffic collision this morning (Thursday 24th February). Motorists are advised to avoid the area and seek alternative main routes for their journey

6.50am @mea_bc gritting underway in Ballymena…..

Surprised to see a picture of my shop on social media that I didn’t take……6am and the only light on #ShopAtDiamonds

Today:

Rain, heavy in places, with risk of some sleet, across southern areas clearing during the morning, then all parts cold and windy with sunny intervals and squally wintry showers. Some heavy snow showers and isolated thunderstorms in the north.

Tonight:

Wintry showers becoming more isolated later in the night as winds ease. Clear spells developing allowing a frost and some icy patches in places.

Last updated: 7.03am on 24th February 2022.

Irvinestown Primary School | Burfits Hill

Thursday 24th February 2022 due to adverse weather.

Winter descends upon Lurgan College on this snowy morning!

⚠️ There's a yellow warning in force for lightning and snow in Scot and NI today.

Chance that frequent lightning could impact power supplies and with a brisk wind, blizzards expected in places. ⚡️☃️💨

http://bbc.co.uk/weather/warnings

It’s a snowy start to the day across Belfast! Please be careful if travelling today & follow @TrafficwatchNI for the latest road updates. There’s also handy advice on @nidirect on what to do if you’re impacted by flooding, frozen pipes, power cuts & more - http://ow.ly/WRws50I32wO

Gortmore Viewpoint this morning with Manannan Mac Lir surveying the recent snowfall on Binevenagh Mountain and the Donegal hills @bbcniweather @angie_weather @barrabest @WeatherCee @VisitCauseway @Louise_utv @WeatherAisling

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