Forget Status Yellow, tonight's wind warning has been upgraded to Orange

Status ORANGE wind warning for Louth as Storm Eleanor set to hit

An Orange weather alert has been issued by Met Eireann with high winds expected this evening.

Met Éireann has raise the Status Yellow wind warning issued for this evening to Status Orange.

According to forecasts a weather depression now named Storm Georgina - sure to rile Channel 4 weather presenter, Liam Dutton -  will track to the northwest of the country tonight. Southwest winds will reach mean speeds between 65 and 80 km/h, gusting up to 120 km/h for a time tonight.

The warning remains in place from midnight tonight until 5am tomorrow - Wednesday, January 24.

To continue reading this article, please register and log in.

Registration is free and you can also sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with your latest local news!


Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.