Weather warning - rain

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Yellow warning for rain

The Met Office has issued a warning of heavy rain affecting southwest Scotland and parts of Northern Ireland on Wednesday 2 September, especially during the afternoon and evening

Heavy rain causing some flooding and travel disruption.

What to expect:

  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer 
  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer 
  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible. 

The weather warning is in place for County Down and County Armagh.

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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