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18 Aug 2022

WEATHER WARNING: Parks and cemeteries in Derry to close tomorrow due to high winds, householders also issued advice on bin collections

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Derry's council has issued a public safety warning tonight due to high winds. A council spokesperson said: "In order to ensure public safety all Council’s park areas and cemeteries will remain closed tomorrow as a precaution following warnings of severe high winds. "This is with the exception of burials due to take place tomorrow, which will proceed as arranged. "Other services including recycling centres will be reviewed throughout the day taking into consideration changing weather conditions. Updates will be provided throughout the day on social media. "We are also encouraging householders not to leave bins sitting out after collection but to return them to a safe place in order to reduce the risk of obstruction or potential injury on streets and roads." For additional information and advice in the event of power cuts, fallen trees etc please check out the emergency contact information at www.nidirect.gov.uk/news/strong-winds-warning-information-and-advice.​

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