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Status Orange Wind Warning Issued For 8 Counties

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

10:48 AM - 6 Dec 2019



A status orange wind warning has been issued for 8 counties.

Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Kerry and Limerick are the counties affected.

Met Eireann has issued the warning as Storm Atiyah heads our way.

The weather warning is set to become vaild at 9am on Sunday and will last until 6am on Monday.

The forecaster says:

"Southwesterly winds later veering northwesterly will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/h with gusts from 110 to 130km/h.

Due to a combination of high seas and storm surge there is a possibility of coastal flooding."

Meanwhile, the rest of the country will be under a status yellow wind warning from 3 o'clock on Sunday until 6am the following morning.

The Road Safety Authority has issued the following advice:



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