23/01/2014

'Yellow' Warning As Heavy Rain Expected

The UK Met Office has issued a 'yellow' weather warning for Northern Ireland for Sunday, when heavy rain and strong winds are likely to cause localised flooding across the region.

Wet and windy weather will cross the UK from the west during Sunday.

Rainfall accumulations of 15 to 25mm are expected quite widely with 35mm or more locally.

A 'yellow' warning has been issued for the south west coast of England on Friday, with the wet weather expected to move into Northern Ireland by Sunday.

"Heavy rain and strong winds are likely to affect many parts for a time with further flooding possible in prone areas such as Northern Ireland, South Wales and parts of southern England," the Met Office said.

"The public should be aware of the potential for disruption."

(IT/CD)

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