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Cold weather warning

Published: Fri, 2 Mar 2018
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The MET Office has warned of cold weather
istock snow and ice warning
The MET Office continues to warn of snow and low temperatures this week which will affect parts of Northern Ireland.
Warnings remain in place for snow showers, very low temperatures and ice for Friday 2 March and Saturday 3 March.
There is the potential for travel delays on roads, with some stranded vehicles and passengers, as well as delays or cancellations to rail and air travel. Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected.
If you are a Housing Executive tenant and your home has been affected by severe weather conditions, please get in touch with us.
You can report repairs on the repairs line text number on 66644.
Just start your text message with the word “REPAIR” and remember to include your address.
You can also call us on 03448 920 901.
Further information and advice is available from the Met Office website:
Help and advice
  • Housing Executive tenants should call 03448 920 901
  • Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service: 028 9266 4221
  • Floodline call 0300 2000 100
If you see anyone rough sleeping in Belfast then please get in touch with our partners at The Welcome Centre on 028 90 240424 or 07894 931047. Outreach service also runs from 7am until 2am daily. If you see rough sleepers in Derry/Londonderry please contact Foyle Haven on 02871 365259.
We have more contact details for other organisations in our "Coping in a Crisis" section. There's also information available on how to find your stopcock, and looking after your home in cold weather
There's also good information on NIDirect at: