First Ever Orange Alert Expected As Heatwave Continues

Ireland could be about to get its first ever Orange Alert as temperatures continue to rise.

Following a Yellow Alert earlier this week, Met Eireann expect to upgrade their heatwave warning to Orange for the first time ever as temperatures reach 30 degrees.

The weather is also expected to continue with temperatures continuing to climb.

As water reserves begin to fall however, some local authorities have started to issue restrictions.

A number of reports of melted tar on roads have also been received by AA Roadwatch.


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