Weather warning as heavy rain hits Tyrone

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A weather warning for heavy rain and potential flooding is in force in Tyrone and across Northern Ireland.

The Met Office say the yellow warning will remain for both Saturday and Sunday.

Forecasters say Saturday will be a “cold, cloudy day with strong southeasterly winds”.

“Rain will spread northeast through the morning, turning persistent and occasionally heavy in the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 8 °C.

“Persistent rain will continue overnight with further heavy outbreaks at times, particularly over the Mourne mountains and Antrim hills.

“Towards dawn rain will turn light and patchy as winds ease. Minimum Temperature 5 °C.

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� NewRayPics.com Northern Ireland'' 01 Feb 2014''Unable to get his umbrella up in time to block a large wave , a waiting bus passenger feels the full force of the wintery weather .. ''The Coast road from Warrenpoint to Rostrevor was battered with gail force winds and heavy rain on Saturday afternoon causing waves to crash over onto the main road . '''A yellow warning for heavy rain had already been put in place by the Met Office affecting counties Down, Antrim and Armagh lasting overnight. There is a yellow warning for rain, snow and wind on Saturday.' picture : NewRayPics''

“Sunday: A cloudy, but mainly dry morning with just a few light spots of rain. Showers will develop in the afternoon, these heavy and perhaps thundery at times. Maximum Temperature 14 °C.”