Orange Warning Issued For High Winds

Met Éireann has issued an Orange weather warning for 13 counties for high winds.

The warning comes into effect from 10pm on Thursday, 11 October, and covers Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Kerry, Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath, Cork and Waterford.

Strong winds associated with Storm Callum could reach speeds of between 110km/h and 130km/h, according to Met Éireann.

A Status Yellow warning has also been issued for the rest of Ireland.


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