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10-day forecast

Last Updated 14:22

Sunrise 08:36

Sunset 16:33

Day overview

Wednesday

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High C 37°F Low C 34°F

Light Snow

Wind speed 15 mph 24 km/h Westerly

Environmental forecast

  • UV Low
  • Pollution Low

Hourly forecast

Northern Ireland

Wednesday

Cold, bright and windy with scattered sleet and snow showers, snow becoming mainly confined to hills by afternoon. Rain and hill snow developing in the evening.

Met Office warnings issued for County Antrim

  1. Active

    Yellow warning of snow

    Updated 16 January at 10:23
    From:
    1030 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1800 on Wed 17 January

    Heavy, squally showers of snow will continue through Tuesday and Tuesday night, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds.

    There is likely to be an increase in snowfall amounts this evening, especially for parts of southern Scotland and Northern Ireland for which a separate Amber warning will be in force. A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.Travel delays on roads are possible, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  2. Active

    Yellow warning of ice

    Updated 16 January at 10:23
    From:
    1030 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    1800 on Wed 17 January

    Heavy, squally showers of snow will continue through Tuesday and Tuesday night, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds.

    There is likely to be an increase in snowfall amounts this evening, especially for parts of southern Scotland and Northern Ireland for which a separate Amber warning will be in force. A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.Travel delays on roads are possible, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  3. Active

    Amber warning of snow

    Updated 16 January at 10:55
    From:
    1500 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    0800 on Wed 17 January

    Heavy, squally showers of snow will continue through Tuesday and Tuesday night, with longer spells of snow for a time, especially on Tuesday evening. Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds. A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.

    Travel delays on roads are likely, as are public transport cancellations, and some vehicles may become stranded, more especially on higher routes. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. Some rural communities seem likely to become cut off. In addition roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  4. Active

    Amber warning of ice

    Updated 16 January at 10:55
    From:
    1500 on Tue 16 January
    To:
    0800 on Wed 17 January

    Heavy, squally showers of snow will continue through Tuesday and Tuesday night, with longer spells of snow for a time, especially on Tuesday evening. Over the hills, snow will drift in the strong to gale force winds. A gradual improvement is likely on Wednesday for most areas.

    Travel delays on roads are likely, as are public transport cancellations, and some vehicles may become stranded, more especially on higher routes. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. Some rural communities seem likely to become cut off. In addition roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  5. Yellow warning of snow

    Updated 16 January at 11:01
    From:
    1800 on Wed 17 January
    To:
    0900 on Thu 18 January

    Snow showers are expected during Wednesday evening before a spell of more persistent and possibly heavy snow develops in places during Wednesday night. Any persistent snow is most likely to clear east before dawn on Thursday but further snow showers are likely to follow.

    Travel delays are possible on roads with a risk that some vehicles and passengers could become stranded. Delays or cancellations are possible to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may occur and other services, such as mobile phone, may be affected.This warning has been updated with the southern boundary extended further south over northern England. Also, northern parts of Northern Ireland have been added to the warning area.

  6. Yellow warning of wind

    Updated 16 January at 11:39
    From:
    2100 on Wed 17 January
    To:
    1100 on Thu 18 January

    Very strong winds will affect parts of the UK during Wednesday night and into Thursday. The strongest winds are expected to transfer eastwards across the warning area before clearing by late morning.

    Road, rail and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations. There is also a possibility that some bridges may close. Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage. Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible, along with some damage to buildings.

    In addition, large waves are expected to affect some western coasts with beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties.

  7. Yellow warning of snow

    Updated 16 January at 11:45
    From:
    0900 on Thu 18 January
    To:
    2355 on Fri 19 January

    Heavy snow showers will continue through Thursday and Friday, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over exposed high ground, snow will drift in the strong winds.

    Travel delays on roads are likely, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

  8. Yellow warning of ice

    Updated 16 January at 11:45
    From:
    0900 on Thu 18 January
    To:
    2355 on Fri 19 January

    Heavy snow showers will continue through Thursday and Friday, although perhaps more of sleet and hail near some coasts. Over exposed high ground, snow will drift in the strong winds.

    Travel delays on roads are likely, as are public transport cancellations. There is a chance of power cuts, while services such as mobile phone coverage may be affected. A few rural communities may become cut off. In addition some roads and pavements will turn icy, increasing the chances of accidents or injuries.

Key

  • Yellow:
    Be aware
  • Amber:
    Be prepared
  • Red:
    Take action
  • Rain
  • Wind
  • Snow
  • Ice
  • Fog

Issued by the Met Office