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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.

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