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Yellow Warning For Snow And Ice Issued In NI

Yellow Warning For Snow And Ice Issued In NI

Fog with very poor visibilities will linger in many inland areas this afternoon and will become more extensive and dense this evening and for a time tonight.

Visibility less than 100m in places. "Use fog lights in affected areas but don't forget to turn them off afterwards".

Thick winter mists will engulf swathes of the nation into tomorrow afternoon with some places unlikely to clear through the day.

Friday is forecast to be rather windy, with strong and gusty southeasterly winds.

In the afternoon, a spell of heavy rain will move in from the Atlantic, affecting much of Munster and Connacht by nightfall.

The Met Office stated: "Snow showers will be heaviest and most frequent across western Scotland".

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An icy arctic blast is set to batter Britain with snow and gale force winds as temperatures could plummet to -10C in some parts of the UK.

Temperatures are expected to remain low climbing no higher than 4C in the northwest but slightly warmer temperatures of 7C in London and the southeast.

Thick fog will also cause travel chaos across the United Kingdom as commuters will face hard driving conditions and flight delays today.

Clear skies will cause ground allowing moisture in the air to condense into fog droplets over the next few hours.

'Westerly winds will clash with colder air to deliver widespread and heavy snow showers across some large swathes of the country. Cold at night, with some frost in places.


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