NI weather: Met Office issues first ever amber extreme heat warning for Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued its first ever extreme heat weather warning for Northern Ireland

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 12:40 pm

The warning was issued on Tuesday afternoon and is valid between 8.00am on Wednesday and 11:59pm on Friday.

Temperatures in some parts are expected to reach as high as 30°C.

"The current hot weather is expected to continue until later this week, with daytime temperatures peaking on Wednesday and Thursday.

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It's the first time an extreme heat warning has been issued by the Met Office for Northern Ireland.

"High overnight temperatures are also expected before temperatures fall on Friday," said the Met Office

The extreme heat warning applies to all of Northern Ireland.