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Met Office updates weather warning for gales – and more snow!

The Met Office has updated its weather warning for Co Armagh and across the Province with extreme winds and wintry conditions forecast.

The updated warning takes effect from just after midnight tonight (Tuesday) and lasts through until 6am on Thursday morning.

Sunday saw snow landing and leading to difficult driving conditions, and minor roads were extremely dangerous for driving on throughout and on Monday morning.

The Met Offices says the public should be aware of the potential for disruption to travel and power supplies could be affected too.

Frequent wintry showers are being forecast and temperatures will drop to freezing.

There will be strong winds throughout the night and heavy rain will fall more as snow on higher grounds.

Throughout Wednesday evening increasingly heavy wintry showers are forecast and, coupled with severe winds, could make for treacherous driving conditions.

Similar conditions will persist into Thursday and more snow showers are forecast into Friday and towards the weekend.

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