Storm Agnes is causing travel disruption along with fallen trees and power outages this afternoon.
Four separate weather warnings are in place for counties predominantly in the south and east.
🟠Multiple reports of fallen trees, localised flooding & surface water across the county
⚠️Motorists please exercise caution if you must travel, avoid driving through flowing/standing water. Be conscious of vulnerable road users such as cyclists & pedestrians
— Cork County Council (@Corkcoco) September 27, 2023
Met Eireann is forecasting coastal flooding, localised flooding, poor visibility, and difficult travel conditions.
A status orange rain warning is in place for Cork, Kerry and Waterford until three o'clock.
Those three counties are also included in a status orange wind warning alongside Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Wexford and Wicklow until five.
A status yellow wind warning is in place for Leinster, Munster and Galway until midnight, as is a similar rain alert is in place for Carlow, Dublin, Kilkenny, Wexford and Wicklow.
The Road Safety Authority is urging motorists to drive with caution today, ESB repair crews are out and working to get customers back on the grid, and anyone flying out of Cork Airport today is being asked to check the status of their flight before heading to the airport.