Northern Ireland roads closed due to strong winds

A number of roads have been closed in Northern Ireland due to fallen debris caused by strong winds:

Stranmillis Road, Belfast, between Stranmillis College and Malone Road is partially closed; Ballyward Road, County Down; St Patrick's Road, Raholp; Saintfield Road near Carryduff; Mearne Road, Downpatrick; Main Street, Portrush, at Atlantic Avenue to be closed overnight; B7 Burren Road, (between Dromara and Ballynahich); A42 Carnlough Road between Tullymore Road and Ballylig Road; Dunadry Road and Alder Road in Antrim area; Letteran Road, Churchtown; Keerin Road, Dunamore; Craigadick Road, Maghera; Hillhead Road, Knockloughrim; Fardross Road, Clogher, is closed due to fallen BT poles.

The road between Castlewellan and Clough in County Down is partially blocked by a fallen tree.

The Mill Road, Belfast, beside Knockbracken Healthcare Park has now reopened, as has the A37 Dunhill Road, main Coleraine to Limavady road, Tanaghmore Road, Randalstown and the Circular Road, Whiteabbey.


A tree has fallen on the Portadown line between Lurgan and Moira.

Line at Seahill has reopened, though delays likely.

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