Storm Eleanore hit the South West last night. Over 27,000 homes are without power this morning due to the storm.
Met Eireann issued a status orange and there is a status yellow wind warning in place.
National Forecast 3rd of January 2018 pic.twitter.com/YSiYk1FJA9— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) January 3, 2018
Twitter is alight with Ireland's reactions;
.@ESBNetworks says thousands of homes and businesses across #Limerick are without power as #StormEleanor is still packing a punch. Will have full details shortly at https://t.co/AVFlCJwz1r @Limerick_Leader pic.twitter.com/sv3zWjUftC— David Hurley (@DHurleyLL) January 3, 2018
#StormEleanor— John Doe (@areyousure75) January 3, 2018
Shout out to everyone who can't sleep and is reading Twitter wondering if its their wheelie bin dancing down the street. ⛈🛌🗑👋🏻
Max Gust information— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) January 3, 2018
1. Knock Airport 84kts
2. Mace Head 75kts
3. Newport Furnace 75kts
4. Claremorris 68kts
5. Ballyhaise 63kts
Malin Head 66kts
Roches Point 84kts
Status Orange and Yellow Wind warnings are in place across Kerry, Clare, Limerick, and Tipperary until 2 pm today.