Keep up with Armagh i

Heavy wind and rain affecting local events with weather warning in place

Heavy wind and rain is battering county Armagh and the rest f Northern Ireland this morning and will continue throughout the day.

The Met Office has issues a yellow weather warning, which came into play at 2am this morning.

It’s expected to last until 9pm on Sunday night.

The Met Office said bands of heavy showers are expected, with thunder a possibility.

They have advised the public to be “aware of the risk of localised surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions”.

Portadown Hockey have cancelled their underage training, while Banbridge Hockey Club are urging everyone to bring plenty of waterproofs to their game later today.

Elsewhere, Noah’s Charity Cycle in Newry today has been postponed.

The Athletic Grounds in Armagh will also host the Senior Football Championship final, as well as the Junior replay. They both look set to go ahead.

Read more news:

Mini retail ‘hub’ hope with four new shops planned at axed B&Q store

Traffic chaos as car flips on its roof following single vehicle collision

Armagh family to share their story of hope and horror in Congo

Shocking state of car park and Ogle Street entry leaves residents sick to their stomachs!

Two men in suspicious approach to young girl at county Armagh school

One man now stable following Portadown crash; another remains critical

Major resurfacing scheme set to begin from Portadown towards Armagh

Bridesmaid hoping to land dream wedding band for best friend with social media campaign

Four teenagers remain in hospital after car lands on roof on Mahon Road

Fantastic self-catering glamping pods given planning approval in stunning setting

Become a member

Support local, independent businesses by becoming an independent member.

Become a member

Most read today

More in Armagh