Amber Weather Warning issued as Storm Franklin approaches
The Met Office has issued an amber weather weather for Northern Ireland as Storm Franklin forecast to arrive in the early hours of Monday morning (21 February).
The amber weather warning is active from 12 midnight to 7am on Monday morning.
A spokesperson for the Met Office said:
“A swathe of very strong west to northwesterly winds will reach the north coast of Northern Ireland late on Sunday evening, quickly moving south into the early hours of Monday.
“Gusts of 60-70 mph are expected widely and perhaps 80 mph briefly near exposed northern coasts. Winds will ease steadily from the northwest during Monday morning.”