17/09/2018

Yellow Weather Warning In Place For Northern Ireland

A yellow weather warning has been issued for parts of Northern Ireland.

The warning, which is valid from 9pm tonight until 6pm on Tuesday, has been put in place due to the arrival of Storm Helene.
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The Met Office stated: "Winds are likely to gust 40-50 mph quite widely across the warning area whilst some coasts and hills of southwest England and Wales could have gusts of 55-60 mph."

(LM)

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