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Northern Ireland schools closed due to snow and winds on Friday January 13

Published 13/01/2017

Snow begins to fall on the Stormont Estate in east Belfast. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Snow begins to fall on the Stormont Estate in east Belfast. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Snow begins to fall on the Stormont Estate in east Belfast. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Snow begins to fall on the Stormont Estate in east Belfast. Picture by Jonathan Porter/Press Eye
Loving the snow are my pups Murphy, Lexi and Dexter. Submitted by Kathy Mackin-Jackson, from Armagh. Jan 2017.
Loving the snow are my pups Murphy, Lexi and Dexter. Submitted by Kathy Mackin-Jackson, from Armagh. Jan 2017.
Picture submitted by Fiona Burns - Jan 2017
Snowfall in Ballycastle, January 2017 - submitted by Tony Bowen
Snowfall in Northern Ireland by Maureen McHenry. Submitted January 2017
Our spectacular Thursday afternoon drive around Giants Causeway. Submitted by Sharon Saverin & TJ Abraham. January 2017
Jonathan Sims took this photo at Katesbridge. Submitted Jan 2017
Our spectacular Thursday afternoon drive around Giants Causeway. Submitted by Sharon Saverin & TJ Abraham. January 2017
This is a view from my window in Rathfriland, the Mournes at the far back left of the picture. Submitted by Lucy Barry - January 2017
Walkers threw the Snow on the Outskirts of Armoy in Northern Ireland, as snow fall hits across the country with more expected. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Walkers trudge through the Snow on the Outskirts of Armoy in Northern Ireland. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Snow covers a fence in Greenloaning, near Stirling, as blizzard conditions are set to bring "a real taste of winter to the whole of the UK". Andrew Milligan/PA Wire
A farmer battles through the snow on the outskirts of Armoy in Northern Ireland. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Drivers battle through the snow on the outskirts of Armoy in Northern Ireland. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Snow on the outskirts of Armoy in Northern Ireland. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Snow on the outskirts of Armoy in Northern Ireland. Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Sheep in the snow in Ballymena, Co Antrim, as blizzard conditions are set to sweep in, bringing "a real taste of winter to the whole of the UK". Niall Carson/PA Wire
Snow covers a road sign in Greenloaning, near Stirling, as blizzard conditions are set to bring "a real taste of winter to the whole of the UK". Andrew Milligan/PA Wire
A dog walker in the snow in Ballymena, Co Antrim, as blizzard conditions are set to sweep in, bringing "a real taste of winter to the whole of the UK". Niall Carson/PA Wire
Snow in Ballymena, Co Antrim, as blizzard conditions are set to sweep in, bringing "a real taste of winter to the whole of the UK". Niall Carson/PA Wire
Cars drive through snow on the A26 in Ballymena, Co Antrim, as blizzard conditions are set to sweep in, bringing "a real taste of winter to the whole of the UK". Niall Carson/PA Wire
Snow lies on Tan Hill in North Yorkshire, as others parts of the country are bracing themselves for wintry showers. Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Several schools across Northern Ireland have been closed on Friday January 13 due to adverse weather conditions.

A yellow weather warning for wind and snow has been in place from Wednesday until Friday afternoon.

Heavy snow blanketed Northern Ireland from Thursday  with Coleraine and Ballymena among the towns experiencing the most.

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Northern Ireland Schools closed:

Carnalbanagh Primary School

Newtownhamilton High School

Cortamlet Primary School

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