Storm Conor to hit Northern Ireland on Christmas Day

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

Storm Conor is expected to arrive in Northern Ireland on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

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

A status yellow severe weather warning of strong winds in Northern 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 storms were called Angus and Barbara.

The next storm after Conor will be called Storm Doris.