Met Éireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for 17 counties.
A status yellow wind warning came into effect in Donegal, Galway and Mayo at 1am this morning (Tuesday, January 7th) and will remain in place until 8 pm.
“Southerly winds, gradually veering westerly during Tuesday, will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110km/h, strongest near coasts and about high ground.”
Dublin, Kildare, Longford, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Cavan, Monaghan, Leitrim, Roscommon and Sligo have also been placed under a status yellow wind warning.
This alert came into effect at 6 am this morning and is valid until 8 pm.
The national forecaster has warned that southerly winds, gradually veering westerly, will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 100km/h at times during Tuesday.