Storm Conor to hit Derry on Christmas Day

High winds are expected on Christmas Day.
High winds are expected on Christmas Day.

Storm Conor is expected to arrive in the north of Ireland on Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day.

Those travelling today could face some travel disruption from Storm Barbara.

A status yellow severe weather warning of strong winds in the north of Ireland has been issued by the Met Office for Friday [December 23] and Christmas Day.

Storm Conor is the third storm of the 2016/17 winter season. The other two were called Storm Angus and Storm Barbara.

The next storm will be called Storm Doris.