Storm Barbara Update: Strong winds could disrupt Christmas Day

Wind speed could reach as high as 60mph.
Wind speed could reach as high as 60mph.

Storm Barbara is expected to batter Derry on Christmas Day.

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.