They’ve got a big tree they string lights on every year in a festive pre-holiday event. That tree is now dead and the BBC clearly labels global warming as the cause:
Christmas will be coming a little late to Belfast this year after a mini global warming disaster struck the city’s Christmas tree.
The 45ft Norway Spruce tree from Parkanaur near Dungannon, was cut down last week.
However, it quickly began to split in two.
A council spokesman said: “The wet summer and unseasonally dry autumn had a devastating effect on the tree but we hope to source another immediately.”
Time’s running out for the council though, the big switch on of the Christmas tree lights is due to take place on Tuesday, November 20. About 15,000 people are expected to attend.