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Yellow weather warning for thunderstorms in Northern Ireland on Saturday

Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for Northern Ireland on Saturday.
Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for Northern Ireland on Saturday.

A yellow weather warning for rain and thunderstorms has been issued for Northern Ireland on Saturday.

The Met Office has warned that slow-moving heavy, thundery showers on Saturday may produce some torrential downpours which could cause disruption to travel and flooding.

There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater or lightning strikes

Spray and sudden flooding could lead to difficult driving conditions and some road closures.

There is a slight chance that power cuts could occur and other services to some homes and businesses could be lost.

Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services.

There is a small chance of fast flowing or deep floodwater and there is a small chance that some communities become cut off by flooded roads.

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