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Yellow warning of rain and wind for Northern Ireland

Published: Wed, 27 Jan 2016
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Yellow warning of rain and wind for Northern Ireland
istock - heavy rain
The MET Office has issued an updated yellow weather warning of rain and wind from Thursday 28th January at 2pm until 10.00am on Friday 29th January.
Further rain, heavy at time, is expected across Northern Ireland during Thursday and Friday. The heaviest rain is expected during Thursday afternoon and also Friday morning.
Gales are expected to develop early on Friday, with winds expected up to 60-70mph.
Please be aware of the risk of localised flooding, difficult driving conditions and potential impacts on travel.
This will affect County Antrim. County Armagh, County Down, County Fermanagh, County Londonderry, County Tyrone.
If you are a Housing Executive tenant and your home has been affected by severe weather conditions call us on 03448 920 901.
Further information and advice is available from the Met Office website:


  • Housing Executive tenants should call 03448 920 901
  • Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service: 028 9266 4221
  • Floodline call 0300 2000 100
We have more contact details for other organisations in our "Coping in a Crisis" section.
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