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Weather Warnings Archive: Wednesday 14 Mar 2018 00:02 GMT - UK

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Weather Warnings, 14.03.2018, Northern Ireland

Severe Weather Warnings: Rain


issued by the Metoffice at
   00:02, 14.03.2018

valid from
   12:00, 14.03.2018
   12:00, 15.03.2018

Region: Northern Ireland


Strong southeast winds will bring a period of persistent, occasionally heavy rain Wednesday afternoon and into Thursday morning.Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible while some flooding of roads may result in longer journey times and disruption to bus and rail services.The southeast winds may also prove an additional hazard with delays for high sided vehicles on exposed routes and delays to air and ferry transport.

Chief Forecaster

An area of rain will push into Northern Ireland from the southwest on Wednesday before slowly clearing northeastwards on Thursday morning.The heaviest and most persistent rain is likely over the Mourne and Sperrin mountains where 50 mm of rain may be seen. Elsewhere 15-25 mm of rain is likely.Coastal gales are also likely, particularly along exposed southeast facing coasts.

The public is advised to take extra care, further information and advice can be found here:

Local Authorities: County Antrim, County Armagh, County Down, County Londonderry, County Tyrone