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Another Weather Warning Has Been Issued For 17 Counties

By Darragh Berry

January 4, 2018 at 9:16am


Storm Eleanor left its mark in a big way in Ireland and as of Thursday morning, some homes in the west of the country are still without power because of the storm.

We're not out of the woods just yet, however, as Met Éireann has issued an updated weather warning early on Thursday morning for 17 counties.

The status yellow wind warning was put in place for: Munster, Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly, Galway and Mayo.

They say: "West to Southwest winds veering West to Northwest of mean speed 55 to 65 km/h with gusts of 90 to 110km/h, risk of coastal flooding on western and southern coasts.

The warning was put in place on Thursday morning at 5am and will remain there until 1pm on Thursday afternoon. 

So, if you are braving out in this weather today, folks, please do so with extreme caution.

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