Orange Weather warning issued in Galway for Storm Eunice

Galway can expect to be battered by winds of up to 130km/h as Storm Eunice arrives on Friday morning. There is also a chance of flooding on the west coast.

Gerry Murphy, a meteorologist from Met Éireann said, “We’re going to see winds really picking up in the early hours of Friday morning with storm-force winds, heavy rain, and snow leading to very challenging conditions.”

A red warning highest level of warning that can be issued in Ireland, has been issued for Kerry, Clare, and Cork.

“Red warnings mean weather conditions will be extremely dangerous with a significant threat to life – we’re urging people in these areas not to make unnecessary journeys and follow advice from local authorities and emergency services,” Murphy said.

Snow warnings are in place for Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, Leitrim, and Donegal. Galway has escaped a snow warning but remains on a status orange wind warning.

These warnings will be in place from 3 AM Friday morning.

For more information and advice, visit Met Éireann’s website

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