Amber alert weather warning issued for NI

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning as the tail end of Hurricane Katia looks set to sweep across Northern Ireland on Monday.

An amber alert has been declared and winds of up to 80 mph are expected.

The Met Office has said the "public should be prepared for the risk of disruption to transport and of the possibility of damage to trees and structures".

Severe gales and rain are forecast.

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