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Clear-up underway in wake of Storm Eleanor

The clear-up operation is underway in the wake of damage caused across parts of Northern Ireland by Storm Eleanor.

More than 20,000 people lost electricity overnight as the storm swept in and winds gusted to 80 or 90mph in places.

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Northern Ireland Electricity has said staff have been working in atrocious and dangerous conditions to try to restore power for everyone as quickly as possible.

Power lines and trees have been brought down, forcing some road closures.

In east Belfast, Harland and Wolff lost a sizeable chunk of a factory roof.

It says the building was intended for painting projects, but was not in use at the time.

Damage was caused to a factory roof at Harland and Wolff. Credit: Presseye

A Met Office yellow alert remains in place for Northern Ireland until 7pm on Wednesday, with forecasters warning that there could still be disruption to travel and services.

While Storm Eleanor has moved on, it has left strong winds in its wake.