Met Éireann issues status Orange Storm Ciara warning for the entire country

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Met Éireann issues status Orange Storm Ciara warning for the entire country

Met Éireann issues status Orange Storm Ciara warning for the entire country

Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange wind warning for the whole country as Storm Ciara arrives.

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"On Sunday, Storm Ciara will produce very strong southwest winds with mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h and gusts generally up to 130km/h," the national forecaster said.

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"A combination of Spring Tides and high seas as well as stormy conditions will result in a significant risk of coastal flooding especially along western and northwestern coasts."

The warning is valid from 5am to 12 noon on Sunday.

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