MET office issues yellow weather warning

MET office issues yellow weather warning

Westerly winds will develop across counties Antrim and Londonderry this Wednesday evening.

A yellow weather warning is in place for wind from 6pm on Wednesday 16th to 6pm on Thursday 17th February 2022. Inland wind of 60-70 mph is expected in places and gusts of 80-90 mph are possible around exposed coasts and hills.

What to expect

  • Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journey times and cancellations possible, as well as some roads and bridges may close
  • Fallen trees and some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs, could happen
  • Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage
  • There is a chance of injuries and danger to life from flying debris, as well as large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties

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