Rain warning

Storm clouds, rain and a warning road sign.
A weather warning has been issued for rain.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain between 3.00am Tuesday 23 February and 11.59pm on Tuesday 23 February 2021.

Rain will become persistent and heavy at times from the early hours of Tuesday, lasting through the day before dying out late in the evening.

The weather warning is in place for County Antrim, County Armagh, County Down, County Fermanagh, County Londonderry and County Tyrone.

What to expect:

  • Bus and train services affected with journey times taking longer
  • A few homes and businesses flooded
  • Spray and flooding on roads will make journey times longer
  • Some interruption to power supplies and other services

Further information and advice is available from the Met Office website:

Help and advice

  • Housing Executive tenants should call 03448 920 901

  • Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service: 028 9266 4221

  • Floodline call 0300 2000 100

You can also report repairs on the repairs line text number on 66644. Just start your text message with the word “REPAIR” and remember to include your address.

We have more contact details for other organisations in our "What to do in severe weather" section. There's also information available on how to find your stopcock, and what to do in an emergency.

There's also good information on NIDirect at:

Text Repair number - 6664

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