Northern Ireland

Some flooding in Northern Ireland after weather warning

Motorists driving through the flooded Irishtown Road in Omagh Image copyright Kenneth Allen/CC Geograph
Image caption Some motorists attempted to pass through floods on Omagh's Irishtown Road
Motorists turn their cars around to avoid driving the flooded Irishtown Road in Omagh Image copyright Kenneth Allen/CC Geograph
Image caption But others decided not to take the risk and chose to turn back

Heavy and persistent rain has led to flooding in parts of Northern Ireland.

Weather warnings had been issued by the Met Office for this weekend and remained in force until 18:00 GMT on Sunday.

In County Tyrone, roads have been closed in Omagh, Scraghey, Drumquin and Clady.

Image copyright Kenneth Allen/CC Geograph
Image caption The River Strule in Omagh rose due to the heavy overnight rainfall
Image copyright Kenneth Allen/CC Geograph
Image caption Two men watched the high water from a footbridge in Omagh

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