Northern Ireland

In pictures: Snowfall across Northern Ireland

Snow has brought fresh disruption to many parts of Northern Ireland, with a number of Translink bus services affected and many schools closed.

The Met Office says cold weather will continue throughout Thursday and it will remain very cold until the beginning of next week.

Image copyright NAtional trust

The wintry weather gave snowboarders a chance to take to the heights of Divis Mountain in Belfast.

Image copyright Stevie anderson

Many parts of Belfast were affected by the snow, particularly those on higher ground. Stevie Anderson's picture shows Woodvale Park at first light on Thursday morning.

Image copyright Peter jones

The winter sun rises over the Glenshane Pass, as BBC cameraman Peter Jones captured this morning.

Image copyright Samuel hagan-rea

In Ballynure, Country Antrim, the snow made driving conditions difficult when several inches fell overnight.

Image copyright Bob Farmbrough

Many parts of east Antrim experienced heavy snow and disruption, but it also gave Bob Farmbrough the opportunity to photograph the snow lying on the trees overlooking Carrickfergus.

Image copyright Dennis Sheridan

Fields in Boardmills, County Down, were also covered with snow, as Dennis Sheridan's picture shows.

Image copyright Lauren Harte

The snow also covered the peaks of the Mourne mountains, as this picture by Lauren Harte shows, taken from Newcastle.

Image copyright julian fowler

BBC News reporter Julian Fowler took this image while filming, showing parts of the Clogher Valley in County Tyrone covered with snow.

Image copyright Philip palmer

The Met Office issued an amber weather warning for snow, which started falling on Wednesday evening. This picture by Philip Palmer was taken just under Dromore viaduct in County Down.

Related Topics