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Summary

  1. More than 400 schools were closed across Northern Ireland on Friday
  2. Disruption and delays on the roads with some bus services affected
  3. Airports open but passengers advised to contact airline about possible cancellations
  4. A yellow - be aware - weather warning for snow and ice is in place until midnight
  5. Picture: Snow at Belfast's Waterworks - by Bill Corr

Live Reporting

By Christina McSorley

All times stated are UK

Goodnight

That concludes our live coverage of the exceptionally cold weather for tonight. Keep safe.

Man playing with dogs in snowy Belfast
Press Eye

Dublin airport advising passengers to check with their airline

Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council services resuming tomorrow

9 arrests following looting in Dublin

Gardaí make arrests in a very snowy Tallaght

Arrests after Dublin looting

At least three people have been arrested as part of an investigation into looting in west Dublin, Irish broadcaster RTÉ has reported.

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In a statement, retailer Lidl said: ''We are aware of the very serious incident at our Fortunestown Lane store this evening.'' It said it was not in a position to comment further.

Iconic Irish TV show goes on without its audience

Aer Lingus anticipates further cancellations

Ryanair expects further disruption

The latest situation on the roads

Salting back underway

It's tough at the top

Slipping and sliding

Driving in snow can be treacherous, even in a 4x4, as a BBC News NI team found out. Check out their dashcam footage.

And here's the RAC guide to driving in the snow.

BBC News NI 4x4 slides in snow

Call in the troops

The Irish defence forces have deployed 400 soldiers and 155 vehicles to support civil authorities in the past 48 hours.

The military's main job is to help the ambulance services and get medical staff to hospitals.

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Cross-border service for Saturday?

Frozen hills above Newry

There's snow time for slacking

Weather warning continues

Picture perfect

The chilly weather has enabled our weather watchers to take some lovely pictures - like this one from Michelle Tabb, who captured icicle formations at Cranny Falls in Ballymena.

Icicles
Michelle Tabb

Cold weather help

Heat all rooms used during the day - living room to around 18-21C and the rest of your house to at least 16C - just one of the tips from nidirect on staying safe during the cold weather.

Cold and beautiful

Not the weather for swimming

All in the line of duty

Latest situation on the roads

Above and beyond

The snow hasn't stopped nurses getting to their patients...

Breige Magee and Terese McMullan completed their rounds in Downpatrick on a tractor.

District Sister Breige Magee
South Eastern Trust
Breige Magee on her husband's tractor

Nicki Patterson, director of nursing, said: "This is just one example of how our staff have gone above and beyond and how the community have supported us through these adverse weather conditions.

"A huge thank you to everyone for their hard work and assistance."

Snow dragons in Newry

Snow advice for drivers

Team work

In Newry, the Rooney family have been working hard together to make their very own igloo.

Children building an igloo out of snow
Julieann Rooney

Rescheduled bin collection

Open weekend not totally open

Like a scene from Narnia

Snowy scenes in Armagh

Translink update

A number of Ulsterbus Goldline services have been cancelled.

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Feels like home

Cave of wonder

Una Rowan has sent in this picture of icicles at the caves between Waterfoot and Cushendall.

Icicles at caves
Una Rowan

Roads update

Some roads now impassable again

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and some passable with care but snowdrifts are building

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Flight schedule updates

ICYMI: No GAA this weekend