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A recovery truck  rescues a broken down car on the Moira Road in Co Antrim after Storm Frank hits across Northern Ireland

A recovery truck rescues a broken down car on the Moira Road in Co Antrim after Storm Frank hits across Northern Ireland

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Belfast, UK - January 03 , Pictured is cars driving past a large puddle in Belfast City Centre January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

Credit - Kevin Scott / Presseye Editors note this image has been rotated 180 degrees Belfast, UK - January 03 , Pictured is cars driving past a large puddle in Belfast City Centre January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

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Credit - Kevin Scott / Presseye

Editors note this image has been rotated 180 degrees

Belfast, UK - January 03 , Pictured is cars driving past a large puddle in Belfast City Centre January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

Credit - Kevin Scott / Presseye Editors note this image has been rotated 180 degrees Belfast, UK - January 03 , Pictured is cars driving past a large puddle in Belfast City Centre January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

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Credit - Kevin Scott / Presseye

Editors note this image has been rotated 180 degrees

Belfast, UK - January 03 , Pictured is cars driving past a large puddle in Belfast City Centre January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

Credit - Kevin Scott / Presseye Editors note this image has been rotated 180 degrees Belfast, UK - January 03 , Pictured is cars driving past a large puddle in Belfast City Centre January 03, 2016 ( Photo by Kevin Scott / Presseye )

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A farmer moves livestock threatened by rising floodwaters at Hilltown, near Newry, on Wednesday as Storm Frank continued to wreak havoc across Northern Ireland

A farmer moves livestock threatened by rising floodwaters at Hilltown, near Newry, on Wednesday as Storm Frank continued to wreak havoc across Northern Ireland

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Wreaking havoc: storms over the New Year period have become something of a tradition

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Drivers negotiate the seafront road as waves breach the sea wall in the coastal village of Carnlough

Drivers negotiate the seafront road as waves breach the sea wall in the coastal village of Carnlough

A recovery truck rescues a broken down car on the Moira Road in Co Antrim

A recovery truck rescues a broken down car on the Moira Road in Co Antrim

The Hilltown Road, two miles from Newry, resembled a river yesterday

The Hilltown Road, two miles from Newry, resembled a river yesterday

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30 December 2015  Harbour defence walls are attacked by storm Frank at Carnlough in County Antrim on Wednesday afternoon. PICTURE OK.PHOTO.CO.UK/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

30 December 2015 Harbour defence walls are attacked by storm Frank at Carnlough in County Antrim on Wednesday afternoon. PICTURE OK.PHOTO.CO.UK/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA

A pier wall in Cushendall lies in ruins after being pummelled by waves during Storm Frank

A pier wall in Cushendall lies in ruins after being pummelled by waves during Storm Frank

Emergency services by Tadcaster Bridge in North Yorkshire, which has collapsed following recent flooding

Emergency services by Tadcaster Bridge in North Yorkshire, which has collapsed following recent flooding

Pooley Bridge in Ullswater was washed away during flooding in Cumbria

Pooley Bridge in Ullswater was washed away during flooding in Cumbria

Members of the fire service work as flooding continues in Bandon, Co Cork, following Storm Frank

Members of the fire service work as flooding continues in Bandon, Co Cork, following Storm Frank

Motorists at Benvardin Co Antrim. Picture Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Motorists at Benvardin Co Antrim. Picture Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia

Flooding in Straiton, Scotland, as Storm Frank batters the UK.

Flooding in Straiton, Scotland, as Storm Frank batters the UK.

Flood support packages arrive in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire

Flood support packages arrive in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire

A recovery truck rescues a broken down car on the Moira Road in Co Antrim after Storm Frank hits across Northern Ireland

The Met Office has warned of the risk of flooding on Monday as it extended a yellow warning for heavy rainfall across Northern Ireland.

The severe weather warning will remain in place until midnight.

Bands of heavy showers are expected to continue in northern and eastern parts of Northern Ireland this afternoon and tonight.

"Some 5-10mm of rain could fall in an hour locally," say forecasters.

"Generally 10-15mm is expected quite widely through the period and locally 40mm, mainly on high ground."

The Met Office warned that given recent wet weather there is an increased risk of both surface and river flooding as well as some local disruption to transport.

Belfast's Roselawn Cemetery has been closed again today due to flooding.

Belfast City Council tweeted: "We have had to temporarily close Roselawn Cemetery, due to flooding at the main entrance. We hope to re-open as normal in the morning."

Emergency contacts for flooding:

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Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim
Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

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Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim. Warnings for heavy rain and strong winds have been issued as Storm Desmond is to hit  across Northern Ireland and the Republic this weekend.
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Pacemaker Press 4/12/2015 Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim. Warnings for heavy rain and strong winds have been issued as Storm Desmond is to hit across Northern Ireland and the Republic this weekend. Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

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Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim. Warnings for heavy rain and strong winds have been issued as Storm Desmond is to hit  across Northern Ireland and the Republic this weekend.
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Pacemaker Press 4/12/2015 Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim. Warnings for heavy rain and strong winds have been issued as Storm Desmond is to hit across Northern Ireland and the Republic this weekend. Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

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Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim. Warnings for heavy rain and strong winds have been issued as Storm Desmond is to hit  across Northern Ireland and the Republic this weekend.
Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

Pacemaker Press 4/12/2015 Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim. Warnings for heavy rain and strong winds have been issued as Storm Desmond is to hit across Northern Ireland and the Republic this weekend. Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

Rescue teams continue their work to bring people out of flooded homes in Carlisle

Rescue teams continue their work to bring people out of flooded homes in Carlisle

Carlisle suffered with some of the worst flooding

Carlisle suffered with some of the worst flooding

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Two youths dive into the sea at Salthill in a video that has been viewed online over a million times

Two youths dive into the sea at Salthill in a video that has been viewed online over a million times

A driver abandons his stricken car near Maguiresbridge

A driver abandons his stricken car near Maguiresbridge

Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.

Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.

Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.

Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.

Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.

Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.

Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.

Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.

The Boudoir designer boutique in Dungannon which was damaged by flooding during Storm Desmond. Pic: Matt Mackey/Press Eye.

The Boudoir designer boutique in Dungannon which was damaged by flooding during Storm Desmond. Pic: Matt Mackey/Press Eye.

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Anita Ross at the Boudoir designer boutique in Dungannon which was flooded during Storm Desmond. Pic: Matt Mackey/Press Eye.

Anita Ross at the Boudoir designer boutique in Dungannon which was flooded during Storm Desmond. Pic: Matt Mackey/Press Eye.

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The Boudoir designer boutique in Dungannon which was damaged by flooding during Storm Desmond. Pic: Matt Mackey/Press Eye.

The Boudoir designer boutique in Dungannon which was damaged by flooding during Storm Desmond. Pic: Matt Mackey/Press Eye.

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Storm Desmond brought high winds and choppy waters to Galway

Storm Desmond brought high winds and choppy waters to Galway

Emergency workers use a boat in floodwater on Warwick Road in Carlisle, after heavy rain from Storm Desmond tore through Britain, bringing strong winds and heavy rain which caused Cumbria to declare a major incident. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

Emergency workers use a boat in floodwater on Warwick Road in Carlisle, after heavy rain from Storm Desmond tore through Britain, bringing strong winds and heavy rain which caused Cumbria to declare a major incident. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

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Emergency workers use a boat in floodwater on Warwick Road in Carlisle to rescue a resident

Emergency workers use a boat in floodwater on Warwick Road in Carlisle to rescue a resident

Flooded roads in Appleby in Cumbria, as Storm Desmond hit the UK

Flooded roads in Appleby in Cumbria, as Storm Desmond hit the UK

Motorists struggle through floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim, amid warnings of heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Desmond arrives in Northern Ireland this weekend

Motorists struggle through floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim, amid warnings of heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Desmond arrives in Northern Ireland this weekend

Motorists struggle through floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim, amid warnings of heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Desmond arrives in Northern Ireland this weekend

Motorists struggle through floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim, amid warnings of heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Desmond arrives in Northern Ireland this weekend

Motorists struggle through floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim, amid warnings of heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Desmond arrives in Northern Ireland this weekend

Motorists struggle through floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim, amid warnings of heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Desmond arrives in Northern Ireland this weekend

Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

For all emergencies as well as day to day enquiries throughout Northern Ireland call the Waterline on: 0345 744 0088

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A worker wades through knee-high floodwater at Roselawn cemetery on December 30

A worker wades through knee-high floodwater at Roselawn cemetery on December 30

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A worker wades through knee-high floodwater at Roselawn cemetery on December 30

Leakline number: 0800 028 2011

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Flooding

In the event of flooding from burst watermains or blocked sewers call Waterline: 0345 744 0088

You only need a single telephone number to report a flood – 0300 2000 100.

This number is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You don’t have to decide which organisation you need to ring and you don't have to contact the Rivers Agency, Roads Service or NI Water – this will be done for you.

When you ring, a member of staff will take all your details and contact the appropriate agency on your behalf. This is a non emergency number so if you are in danger call the emergency services on 999.

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