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Met Office issues weather warning advising of heavy rain impacting Northern Ireland

Rain on windscreen

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Met Office today (Tuesday 26th March), advising that persistent rain will bring some impacts to travel and infrastructure overnight and for a time Wednesday.

The advisory is for eastern parts of Northern Ireland and is effective from 6:00pm today to 10:00am tomorrow, Wednesday 27th March.

Map showing area of weather warning impact.

Map showing area of weather warning impact.

A Met Office spokesperson said:

"Rain, becoming heavy at a times across east-facing parts of the Mournes and Antrim Plateau, will push north across Northern Ireland this evening, clearing to the north by dawn tomorrow. Rain will be accompanied by strong and gusty easterly winds.

"Most parts of the warning area will see 15-25 mm of rain, with widely 30-40, locally 50 mm falling across exposed hills of the east. Some localised flooding is possible, as is disruption to infrastructure and travel."


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