N.I. braced for adverse weather as storm Aiden arrives


Northern Ireland is braced for the effects of storm Aiden, named by Met Éireann, as it brings with it a yellow weather warning for strong winds and rain.

The yellow weather warning is in place from Saturday at 6 am until late evening at 9 pm, before settling going into Sunday.

Expect 60-65mph winds. Travel delays likely and disruption to power supplies possible.


Dull, wet start with heavy rain soon clearing away and drier, brighter weather following to all parts this morning. Occasional blustery showers this afternoon, mainly in west and towards North Coast. Mild with strong to gale force southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature 15 °C.


Drier, clearer at first tonight, soon becoming cloudy. A band of heavy rain will cross all parts, accompanied by southerly gales. Drier, clearer weather following to most places by morning. Minimum temperature 6 °C.


A mainly dry, bright morning with sunny spells and a few showers. Cloudy in the afternoon with outbreaks of rain. It will be a colder day with strong southwesterly winds. Maximum temperature of 11 °C.

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