Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland weather: Ice warning extended into weekend

Clearing the snow at Divis Mountain
Clearing the snow at Divis Mountain

The Met Office has extended a yellow weather warning for ice into the weekend for Northern Ireland.

Ice is likely to form on Friday night and last into Saturday morning, with sleet and snow showers in some places.

Untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths are likely to affected, with the potential for slips and falls.

The warning will remain in place until 11am on Saturday morning.

A yellow weather warning is in place into the weekend / Credit: Met Office

An amber warning for snow and ice had been in place for Northern Ireland on Wednesday, before being downgraded.

On Friday morning areas in the west of the province had been more heavily impacted by lying snow and ice, with some roads closed and difficult driving conditions.

Other parts of the UK are expected to be worse hit, with an amber alert for areas of central and western Scotland and the potential for some rural communities being cut off.

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