Met Office Issues Yellow Weather Warning – Rain

Issued at:  10:35 on Wednesday 22 February 2017

Valid from:  21:00 on Wednesday 22 February 2017

Valid to:  14:00 on Thursday 23 February 2017

A spell of heavy rain will affect Northern Ireland, southern Scotland and parts of northern England during Wednesday night and Thursday morning, falling as snow over some of the higher ground.

This has the potential to lead to some travel disruption and localised flooding.

The warning has been updated to extend the area into parts of southern Scotland and northern England.

Chief Forecaster’s Assessment

Rainfall totals of 20-40 mm are expected across the area.