Wind warning issued for 11 counties


Gusts up to 100km/h expected with thousands without power this morning

Wind warning issued for 11 counties

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Gusts up to 100km/h expected with thousands without power this morning

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for eleven counties as Storm Lorenzo sweeps through Ireland.

The alert – which came into effect in Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Galway, Mayo, Roscommon and Clare at 9 am this morning (Friday, October 4th) –will be valid until 1 pm.

“South-west winds of mean speeds of 50-55km/h with occasional gusts of 90-100km/h for a time.”

All previous storm-related warnings have ended.

Power outages

Approximately 4,000 homes, farms and businesses are without power this morning as a result of Storm Lorenzo.

The ESB confirmed that it resorted power to 12,000 families who lost supply due to the storm overnight.

See powercheck.ie for updates – the ESB advises that if your area is not listed, you can log your fault or receive updates using your MPRN number here.

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