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Weather warning issued for Northern Ireland with thunderstorms and heavy rain forecast

Thunderstorms are forecast to hit Northern Ireland
Thunderstorms are forecast to hit Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issue a yellow weather warning for Northern Ireland with heavy rain and thunderstorms forecast for Monday.

The warning comes into affect from 12pm tomorrow and will remain in place until 11pm.

The Met Office said there is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail and strong winds.

There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater causing danger to life.

There is also chance of delays and cancellations to train and bus services.

Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures, with a small chance that some communities could become cut off by flooded roads.

Power cuts could occur and other services to homes and businesses could be lost.

Credit: Met Office

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