Motorists in east Belfast are advised of possible traffic disruption on Friday, November 9 in the Cregagh Road/ Ladas Drive/Mt Merrion Avenue /Onslow Parade areas between 6.30pm and 7.30pm and again between 9pm and 10pm due to a Ulster Rugby match at the Kingspan Stadium. Police will be placing cones near Kingspan in relation to Public and Event safety and to facilitate Emergency Vehicle Access to the ground and local communities. Motorists are advised to comply with these restrictions. Anyone parking in the vicinity of the stadium should ensure drive ways and other access routes are kept clear, police said advising road users to follow instructions of officers on the ground.
A break in the heavy rainfall is expected at around 5:00pm on Wednesday however road users are still advised to exercise caution as flooding is expected to still cause problems.
Heavy rain is expected to return to Northern Ireland in the early hours of Thursday morning but will begin to clear in time for morning rush-hour.
Drivers faced delays during the morning commute on Wednesday, with problems on a number of roads in Belfast, as well as parts of counties Antrim and Down.
Thursday is expected to be a much clearer day with some parts of the Province enjoying spells of sunshine.