Met Office of Northern Ireland issued a “yellow warning” sign after 3 pm on Christmas day in some places of Northern Ireland. Areas affected by the warning include Newcastle, Newry, Warrenpoint, and Kilkeel.
Heavy rain could also cause flooding and transport disruption in Co Down and Co Armagh portions later on Christmas Day and into Boxing Day. Due to this, the Met Office issued a warning sign in some nations of Northern Ireland.
Rainfall is forecast to be between 25 and 40 millimetres across the country, with up to 60 millimetres possible in isolated areas. A weather warning is in effect from 3 pm today, December 25, until 9 am tomorrow, December 26.
Met Office tweeted, “Yellow weather warning issued.” Rain across part of Northern Ireland Saturday 1500-Sunday 0900, issued on the main website of “Met Office” at 12:46 am.
⚠️ Yellow weather warning issued ⚠️
Rain across parts of Northern Ireland
Saturday 1500 – Sunday 0900
Latest info 👉 https://t.co/QwDLMfRBfs
Stay #WeatherAware⚠️ pic.twitter.com/RuihLFIVc4
— Met Office (@metoffice) December 25, 2021
According to the Met Office point of view, bus and train services may be impacted, with journey times lengthened, road spray and flooding expected to extend journey times, and likely flooding of a few homes and businesses.
They also released a helpline number if citizens face any road problems or burst water mains and blocked drains. They can directly call the Northern Ireland flooding incident line. Due to road spray and floods, travel time may be extended.
On December 7, Some flights were cancelled, driving conditions were challenging, and power outages and flooding have occurred even schools were closed in 12 countries. Nearly 38,000 homes and businesses were without electricity.
According to Met Eireann, country Cork and Kerry in the Republic of Ireland were under red warnings until 09:00 GMT due to a mix of coastal floods, high tides, and storm surges.
The wind warning in Northern Ireland warns of the possibility of spray and strong waves in coastal locations.