Over 300 homes still without power in Leitrim

Fiona Heavey

Reporter:

Fiona Heavey

323 Leitrim   ESB customers without power

There are 323 homes in Leitrim still without power following Storm Ali on Wednesday.

ESB are hoping to have most homes back on the grid by 9pm tonight, with some areas predicting 6pm for lights on.

Mohill is the worst affected area with over 130 homes without power since Wednesday. Carrigallen, Corraleehan, Arigna and Drumshanbo.

Now Storm Callum is now expected to hit Ireland on Sunday with charts showing strong winds and heavy rain.

Met Eireann said, “This weekend’s weather is looking disturbed with the jet stream lying over Ireland, and details are uncertain at this stage.

"Very unsettled weather continuing up to and including Sunday next, but current indications suggest that it will become mainly dry and settled from Monday onwards."