Belfast Telegraph

Yellow weather warning for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Ireland

Heavy rain is forecast for Northern Ireland
Heavy rain is forecast for Northern Ireland

A yellow weather warning for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Ireland has been issued by the Met Office.

The warning is in place from 2pm on Tuesday and will remain in place until 8am on Wednesday.

Heavy rain leading to some surface water flooding and possible transport disruption is possible on Tuesday afternoon and overnight into Wednesday.

Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely.

Journey times for cars, buses and train services will likely be affected.

Weather_warning.jpg

The Met Office says the warning will cover most of Northern Ireland.

A Met Office spokesman said: "Rain will move up from the south on Tuesday, becoming persistent and sometimes heavy during the afternoon and evening. 20 to 30 mm is likely to fall quite widely, with 40 to 50 mm possible in a few places, mainly in southeastern counties.

"The rain will persist overnight then slowly die out on Wednesday morning."

Belfast Telegraph Digital

Popular

From Belfast Telegraph