Adverse weather – risk of flooding
28th July 2018
A multi-agency teleconference, chaired by local government, has been held to co-ordinate the response from departments, councils and utilities to the current difficult weather conditions.
All agencies have been in a state of readiness since yesterday (27 July 2018) and are responding to numerous calls from across Northern Ireland.
The rain is expected to lessen from 7pm onwards however all agencies will continue to monitor the situation and take action accordingly.
The public are asked to take necessary precautions when travelling as there may be disruption on roads.
Advice and emergency numbers are available on www.nidirect.gov.uk/rain
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