Strong winds warning

WInd warning sign.
Strong winds have been forecast

The MET Office has issued a warning of strong winds in the Eastern areas of Northern Ireland on Wednesday 16 December.

The warning is in force between 12 midnight and 3.00pm on Wednesday 16 December.

What to expect

  • It’s likely that some coastal routes, sea fronts and coastal communities affected by spray and/or large waves
  • Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
  • Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer
  • Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
  • Some short term loss of power and other services is possible

The warning is currently in place for County Antrim and County Down..

Further information and advice is available from the Met Office website:

Help and advice

  • Housing Executive tenants should call 03448 920 901

  • Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service: 028 9266 4221

  • Floodline call 0300 2000 100

You can also report repairs on the repairs line text number on 66644. Just start your text message with the word “REPAIR” and remember to include your address.

We have more contact details for other organisations in our "What to do in severe weather" section. There's also information available on how to find your stopcock, and what to do in an emergency.

There's also good information on NIDirect at:

Text Repair number - 6664

 

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