By Q Radio News
A man has died after a tree fell on his car in Antrim.
It happened on Dublin Road in the town this afternoon as Storm Arwen continues to batter Northern Ireland and parts of the Republic.
The road is closed between its junctions with Oldstone Hill, Tirgracy Road and Deerpark Road.
A weather warning is in place for the storm which hit this morning, causing travel disruption and bringing down trees across Northern Ireland.
The Met Office issued a yellow warning for Northern Ireland but a red warning for Scotland and north east England.
Met Éireann also has a warning in place for Counties Donegal, Mayo and Sligo.
Strong winds and high waves are expected at coastal areas and people have been urged to exercise caution.
P&O Ferries has cancelled sailings between Larne and Cairnryan while Stenaline's Belfast to Cairnryan has also been suspended.
The ferry between Rathlin and Ballycastle has also been cancelled.
A fallen tree on Galgorm Road in Ballymena has been cleared.
🎥 Port in a storm … Sea foam covering Portstewart promenade as high winds sweep across the North Coast this afternoon: pic.twitter.com/gvoj5yVGCD— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) November 26, 2021
With #StormArwen named as our first winter storm, we can expect some strong winds and rough weather overnight and into the weekend. We urge people to stay safe near the coast as the severe weather could make our seas and coastlines particularly dangerous. (📷 Steve Duncombe) pic.twitter.com/7vAW0p3mMe— RNLI (@RNLI) November 26, 2021
Storm Arwen hits the North Coast this afternoon and sea foam blankets Portstewart promenade.— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) November 26, 2021
📸Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia pic.twitter.com/fJTmK0bIWh