Weather warning for wind issued

Weather warning for wind issued

Road users are being advised to exercise caution when travelling on Sunday as a weather warning for strong winds has been issued.

The blustery conditions across counties Antrim, Down and Londonderry will continue overnight into Monday morning, bringing some large waves to coastal areas.A bright start on Sunday with a scattering of showers was followed by cloudier conditions in the afternoon, with some more general showery rain arriving in the north by late afternoon.The strengthening north-westerly winds are due to reach gale force in the north later in the day and will be very gusty in the east."The public should be aware of possible minor disruption, particularly to transport and of the risks to those engaged in outdoor activities," a MET Office spokesperson said.Due to the forecasted adverse weather conditions P&O Express sailings between Larne and Troon have been cancelled. Passengers booked to sail on Sunday should contact P&O before travelling to Cairnryan Port.Just a reminder that there is a yellow weather warning in place today for strong winds. Motorists please take care on the roads.— PSNI (@PoliceServiceNI) August 17, 2014


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