Weather warning for strong winds

Met Eireann is warning of high winds in Limerick today and has issued an orange weather alert

Met Eireann is warning of high winds in Limerick today and has issued an orange weather alert

However, late afternoon, weather officials issued a second amber wind warning.

"There is a small chance of injuries and danger to life, as well as minor property damage, from flying debris".

A yellow weather warning been issued for the North East, as parts of the country are to experience wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour overnight.

There ia risk of coastal flooding also with very high seas along Atlantic coasts.

In the Republic of Ireland, Met √Čireann has issued two Status Orange warnings and road users are being urged to travel with care as Storm Eleanor sweeps across the country, with strong winds and flooding in some areas.

The Environment Agency warned earlier that strong winds and high tides could bring coastal flooding from Tuesday until Thursday.


"If you're travelling, please check your route before setting off and don't drive through flood water".

He added: "It could remain more unsettled in the south".

"With Storm Dylan continuing to disrupt the nation, we are offering just evens for the wind speed to reach as high as 100mph in mainland United Kingdom this week, while we are not ruling snowfall in London", added Hill.

"Our frontline teams are on the ground, checking defences and may close coastal flood gates".

He said: "Torrential rain and gale-force winds are a recipe for driving disaster".

Tomorrow, Wednesday will be another blustery day with scattered heavy showers and a few bright spells.

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