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Disruption and power cuts as Storm Callum batters Northern Ireland

Flights and ferries could also be delayed. Credit: PA

Storm Callum is causing disruption and travel delays across Northern Ireland, as strong winds and heavy rain sweep across the UK.

The winds arrived early on Friday morning with a yellow warning in place.

Northern Ireland will experience wind from early Friday morning until midnight. Credit: Met Office

All Flybe operated flights departing from Belfast City Airport from 6am to 9.30am have been cancelled.

Flight BE731 to Leeds Bradford and BE680 to Edinburgh have been delayed.

Customers affected by the cancellations have been advised not to go to the airport and to contact the airline.

The Met Office is also warning to motorists to expect delays on the roads due to debris and fallen trees.

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Translink say speed restrictions are in place due to the weather conditions, with passengers advised to leave extra time for journey.

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Around 1,000 homes and businesses are without power due to the strong winds in parts of the south east.

NIE say this number could rise as the storm continues.

Meanwhile, thousands of homes and businesses are without power in the Republic of Ireland due to Storm Callum.

Network operator ESB has reported multiple faults across the Irish Republic on Friday morning, with counties Cork, Kerry and Donegal among the worst hit.

Around 20,000 properties were impacted during the night.

An orange wind warning is in place in parts, with forecaster Met Eireann warning of potential risk to life and property.