‘Beast from the East’ takes swipe at north coast

Thursday, 8 March 2018

‘Beast from the East’ takes swipe at north coast thumbnailViewing the ‘Frozen Waterfall’ at Downhill. WK10KC3

IT was a narrow escape for the north coast which got hit by only the tail end of 'The Beast from the East' last week.
While people dug out a wardrobe full of woollies to face the freezing temperatures which dipped well below 1 °C, the local area was largely unaffected.
With weather warnings put into place towards the end of the week and many forms of public transport cancelled around Northern Ireland, it was business as usual for the people of the north coast.
Although this part of the country didn't get hit as bad as others, a few disruptions were felt. Some local schools including, Mill Strand School and Nursery, Ballyhackett Primary School and North Coast Integrated, closed due to the icy conditions.
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