Northern Ireland still being hit by Hurricane Katia
- 13 September 2011
- From the section Northern Ireland
High speed winds are still battering Northern Ireland as the tail end of Hurricane Katia sweeps across the Atlantic.
The Met Office has downgraded its warning to yellow with strong winds still expected across Londonderry and Antrim.
On Monday, the strongest recorded wind was in Castlederg where a reading of 75mph (120km/h) was recorded.
A number of sailings from Northern Ireland have been cancelled for Tuesday.
On Monday, a catering marquee being used on the set of the series Game of Thrones was ripped into the air near the Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge on the north coast.
It is understood one person was taken to hospital with back injuries.
P&O has cancelled its Fastcraft service but the conventional ferry from Larne to Cairnryan is still running.
Stenaline ferries from Belfast are operating but passengers have been warned that delays and cancellations are still a possibility depending on the weather conditions.
For more information contact the ferry check service on 08705 755 755.
Tuesday should be bright and less windy and gusts will be typically 50mph, and up to 60mph on the north coast.
On Monday, ferries were cancelled, trains delayed and drivers warned of hazardous conditions in the storms.
The Foyle Bridge in Londonderry was closed to high-sided vehicles with a 40mph speed limit for smaller vehicles and cars.
All P&O fast-craft sailings on Monday were cancelled, but P&O's conventional ferries operated as normal.
Stenaline sailings between Belfast and Stranraer were cancelled, at least until 1900 BST on Monday evening.
The Rathlin ferry was suspended.
The Met Office said: "The remains of Hurricane Katia are expected to come across the UK on Monday bringing a spell of very windy weather.
"There remains some uncertainty about its track and intensity, though with increasing indications that Scotland and Northern Ireland are most likely to bear the brunt the warning has been upgraded to amber here.
"The public should be aware of the risk of disruption to transport and of the possibility of damage to trees and structures."