200 people back on land after sailing dinghies rescue

More than 200 people have been returned to shore after 87 sailing dinghies were hit by stormy weather in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland.

The Bangor and Portaferry Coastguard Rescue Teams, the Portaferry and Newcastle RNLI lifeboats, the Irish Coast Guard helicopter along with the helicopter from RAF Valley were sent to the scene, along with PSNI and ambulance crews.

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Ambulance service: Some sailors have hypothermia

The ambulance service responding to the incident in Strangford Lough has said that some people are suffering from hypothermia, UTV reporter Aidan Kennedy has tweeted:

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