Storm Barbara Update: Strong winds could disrupt Christmas Day

Storm Barbara is expected to batter Northern Ireland on Christmas Day.

Thursday, 22nd December 2016, 12:56 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:11 pm
Wind speed could reach as high as 60mph.

The Met Office has issued a status yellow severe weather warning of strong winds from 03:00 to 18:00 on Christmas Day.

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Gusts are expected to reach as high as 60mph.

Disruption to travel is possible and the Met Office is warning that driving conditions may be difficult for high-side vehicles.

It is expected that the wind will ease towards the latter stages of Christmas Day.