Belfast Telegraph

Bad weather brings flooding to NI

Bad weather has caused flooding on roads across Northern Ireland.

Forecasters predict heavy rain and gale force winds particularly in counties Antrim, Down and Londonderry.

Roads Service was dealing with flooding in the Banbridge, Rathfriland and Craigavon areas.

There was also earlier flooding in the Magherafelt and Cookstown areas.

Some ferry crossings have been cancelled with warnings of gales with gusts of up to 60mph.

Roads Service said it was dealing with flooding on the Banbridge to Castlewellan Road and the Moyallen Road, Banbridge.

The Rathfriland Road, Dromara and the Rathfriland to Gilford Road were also affected.

In the Craigavon area there was flooding at Donaghcloney Village, the Manse Road at Moss Bank Road junction and Crowhill Road.

There was also flooding at Ballyregan Road, Dundonald, on the outskirts of east Belfast.

The Roads Service said fallen trees had now been removed from roads in the west of Northern Ireland and those roads opened.

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