Weather warning for wind issued

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A yellow warning is in place for wind

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for wind for parts of Northern Ireland from 12.00am to 4.00pm on Sunday 5th July 2020.

The wind warning is in place for County Antrim and County Londonderry, particularly coastal areas..

What to expect:

  • There is a slight chance of some damage to buildings, such as tiles blown from roofs

  • There is a small chance of longer journey times or cancellations as road, rail, air and ferry services are affected

  • There is a small chance that some roads and bridges could close

  • There is a slight chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage

  • There is a small chance that injuries could occur from large waves and beach material being thrown onto sea fronts, coastal roads and properties

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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