Ice weather warning issued for Derry - temperatures to plummet to -5°C

The Met Office has issued a yellow status weather warning for Derry and other parts of the North.

Tuesday, 29th January 2019, 5:10 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 7:31 pm
The warning was issued on Monday evening.
The warning was issued on Monday evening.

The warning was issued shortly before 11:00pm on Monday.

The Met Office alert is valid between 5:00am and 10:30am on Tuesday.

The warning applies to counties Derry, Fermanagh, Tyrone and Antrim.

The warning was issued on Monday evening.

“Showery rain and hill snow will start to clear around dawn, allowing temperatures to dip away. Ice will result in some areas,” reads the warning on the Met Office website.

Feels like temperatures in places such as Castlederg Co. Tyrone are expected to plummet to as low as -5°C over the next 36 hours according to the Met Office.

What to expect

Probably ice on some untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths, resulting in longer journey times.

Some injuries or accidents may occur, e.g. due to falls on icy surfaces.

(Source: The Met Office)