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Winter chill to hit Co Armagh as Met Office issue ice warning

Motorists are advised to exercise caution

Temperatures are set to dip below freezing once again overnight with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning.

This morning, the Met Office issued the ice warning for most of Northern Ireland, including Co Armagh.

Temperatures will slowly drop as the the day comes to a close with the caution in place from 6pm this evening (Thursday).

And it will remain in place until 10am on Friday. Motorists are advised to exercise particular caution tomorrow morning.

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A Met Office spokesperson said: “Expect some icy patches to form on untreated roads, pavements and cycle paths on Thursday evening and overnight into Friday.

“There is a risk of slippery surfaces and difficult driving conditions.

“Across Northern Ireland and northern England, snow will be confined to higher routes, but icy patches are likely where showers leave surfaces wet.”

Despite a yellow status warning of snow in Scotland, it’s highly we’ll be seeing any this early in winter, but it’s safe to safe…winter is here!

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