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Yellow weather warning issued for Northern Ireland

Strong winds and heavy rain may cause disruption to travel, the Met Office stated as it issued a yellow weather warning for Northern Ireland this weekend.

The warning is effective from 14:00 on Saturday 14th, to 03:00 on Sunday 15th January.

A Met Office spokesperson commented:

"Westerly winds will increase across Northern Ireland during Saturday afternoon and evening, with gusts of 45-50 mph widely and 55-60 mph in the north, with the chance of a few gusts of 65 mph near the north coast.

"In addition, showers will become heavy and persistent, particularly in the north and east, with 20-30 mm of rain falling in 3-6 hours, most likely through the evening, with high ground in the northeast possibly seeing 40-50 mm."


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