#Longford on RED Alert: #Ophelia claims life of woman in Waterford as winds of 140km/h predicted
Storm Ophelia has claimed the life of a woman in Co Waterford.
The woman died when a branch struck her car in
Motorists are being urged not to make non-essential journeys during the red weather warning which is in place across the whole country.
While Met Éireann has said the north-west will not be the worst affected area of the country, Storm Ophelia will be cyclonic in the western coastal regions later this afternoon with gusts of 140 km/h occurring anywhere on
The storm is hitting Longford around now.
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