Status Orange wind warning for Clare
Clare County Council has issued a weather warning in advance of forecasted Orange level winds in County Clare.
Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange wind warning for Clare, valid from 08:00 to 16:00 on Saturday, 31st October, warning that strong southwest to west winds associated with Storm Aiden will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h, with severe and damaging gusts of 100 to 130km/h.
Clare County Council is advising members of the public to exercise caution. People should stay away from coastal areas.
There are particular risks during storms on high ground and people are asked to avoid being outdoors at such locations.
There is a further unsettled spell of weather expected with low pressure systems tracking close to Ireland on Saturday night into Sunday, 1st November, and again on Sunday into Monday, 2nd November.
Road users should be vigilant for any fallen trees and debris on roads over the coming days.
Storm Aiden is expected to bring Orange level winds to most coastal counties.
Members of the public wishing to report storm damage of an emergency nature are advised to ring the emergency services on 999.
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