03/08/2015

Status Yellow Wind Warning Issued

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow wind warning for nine counties across the country.

The warning was issued on Sunday at 14:00, but remains in place until 21:00, when it will be reviewed.

Winds of 45-55 km/h with gusts between 90 and 100 km/h. Along the west coast mean winds will reach 55-65 km/h in the afternoon with gusts between 100 and 110 km/h and strong gales at sea.

Counties Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick are covered by the warning.

A yellow alert calls on people to "be aware".

(MH)

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