Treacherous Conditions and Travel Disruption

We have now entered a period of low temperature for at least the next five days. A national meeting of all agencies was held yesterday and the following should be noted:

  • National Yellow Warning until Friday next
  • Higher Warnings could and will issue separately over coming days
  • Potential snow/precipitation in Northeast on Tuesday
  • Treacherous conditions on paths and roads
  • Travel disruption
  • Potential for burst water pipes and damage to engines
  • Increased risks to vulnerable members of the community
  • Animal welfare issues
  • Slack winds over land leading to reduced wind power generation