Rain and winds caused by remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo are heading towards the UK.
Hurricane Lorenzo is moving at an incredible pace towards the UK and Ireland. The ferocious storm passed the Portuguese Azores islands earlier on Tuesday and is now predicted to smash straight into the British isles. The cyclone is forecast to turn eastward and a little south of eastward in the weaker westerly flow and bring dangerous conditions to the nation from Thursday.
#StormLorenzo will bring strong winds across Northern Ireland this afternoon with rain spreading across western areas
— Met Office (@metoffice) October 3, 2019
Yellow weather warning for Northern Ireland
A yellow weather warning warning of wind is in place for Northern Ireland, starting from 3pm today and running until 10pm.
The Met Office warnings says a spell of strong south-easterly winds may bring some transport disruption, suchas delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport.
It also some some bus and train services may be affected.
Coastal areas will be particularly affected, it warns.