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