#Ophelia Alert: Status RED Weather Warning extended to entire country including #Longford

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia is forecast to track directly over Ireland during daytime Monday

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#Ophelia Alert: Status RED Weather Warning  extended to entire country including #Longford

#Ophelia Alert: Status RED Weather Warning extended to entire country including #Longford

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia is forecast to track directly over Ireland during daytime Monday. It is now predicted to track directly over Longford.

Met Eireann is warning that violent and destructive gusts are forecast with all areas at risk and in particular the southwest and south in the morning, and eastern counties in the afternoon. Also heavy rain and storm surges along some coasts will result in flooding. There is potential risk to lives.

The warning is in place from 6am Monday morning until 23.59pm on Monday night.

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