Rain warning

Published: Tue, 13 Mar 2018
Rain is forecast across Northern Ireland
istock - heavy rain
A weather warning is in place for rain between 12:00pm Wednesday 14th and 12:00pm Thursday 15th March.
An area of rain will push into Northern Ireland from the southwest on Wednesday before slowly clearing northeastwards on Thursday morning. The heaviest and most persistent rain is likely over the Mourne and Sperrin mountains where 50 mm of rain may be seen.
Elsewhere 15-25 mm of rain is likely. Coastal gales are also likely, particularly along exposed southeast facing coasts.
This warning affects County Antrim, County Armagh, County Down, County Londonderry, and County Tyrone
If you are a Housing Executive tenant and your home has been affected by severe weather conditions call us on 03448 920 901.
Further information and advice is available from the Met Office website:

Help and advice

  • Housing Executive tenants should call 03448 920 901
  • Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service: 028 9266 4221
  • Floodline call 0300 2000 100
You can also report repairs on the repairs line text number on 66644. Just start your text message with the word “REPAIR” and remember to include your address.
We have more contact details for other organisations in our "Coping in a Crisis" section. There's also information available on how to find your stopcock, and what to do in an emergency
There's also good information on NIDirect at: