Trees down as Storm Erik batters Ballymena

FacebookTwitterEmailWhatsAppSTORM Erik caused havoc in parts of Northern Ireland as strong winds blasted in on Friday and a number of trees were down in the Ballymena area. Signs outside shops were toppled and wheelie bins were blown over in the Ballymena area. The Rathlin Island ferry was cancelled on Friday.

Storm Erik winds were so strong they smashed the concrete base on this sign at Cushendall Road in Ballymena. Picture - North East News
This sign on the Cushendall Road in Ballymena was smashed by Storm Erik.

STORM Erik caused havoc in parts of Northern Ireland as strong winds blasted in on Friday and a number of trees were down in the Ballymena area.

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This tree was brought down in the storm.  Pic from Christine McKendry.

Signs outside shops were toppled and wheelie bins were blown over in the Ballymena area.

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A tree down in the Ballykeel area of Ballymena. Picture courtesy of Councillor Timothy. Gaston.

The Rathlin Island ferry was cancelled on Friday.

Storm Erik winds toppled wheelie bins across Northern Ireland like this one at Tobar Park in Cullybackey, County Antrim. Picture - North East News
Storm Erik winds toppled wheelie bins across Northern Ireland like this one at Tobar Park in Cullybackey.

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