A weather warning for strong winds – including gusts up to 70mph – is in place until 6pm this evening, Saturday, November 27.
In Derry, a driver sustained minor injuries after his car was struck by a tree along Letterkenny Road.
Police Derry City and Strabane say: “This driver was lucky to walk away with only minor injuries after the wind blew down this tree onto his car as he was driving along the Letterkenny Road.
“One side of the road is still closed as multiple agencies clear the car, tree and debris.”
The second strongest gust recorded by the Met Office in the North of Ireland on Friday was 87mph (140km/h) at Orlock Head in Co Down.
The Met Office said that winds of between 60 to 70 mph (96 to 112 km/h) are still gusting parts of the UK on Saturday morning.
It is advising people to stay alert to the weather when they are travelling.
In the Republic, a severe weather warning has been issued for counties Donegal, Mayo, and Sligo.Tags: