Crisis Management Team Meets Ahead Of Arrival Of Storms Dudley And Eunice

A status yellow warning for the midlands comes into effect tomorrow.

A crisis management team is meeting today to discuss preparations for storms Dudley and Eunice.

The National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management spoke with Met Éireann, the OPW, local authorities and key departments.

The storms are expected to impact Ireland tomorrow and Friday. 

The NDFEM Crisis Management Team will continue to work with Met Éireann to monitor the evolving weather situation.

It intends to conduct further meetings of the group over the coming days.

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for the entire country for tomorrow.

The advisory is due to take effect from 12 noon and remain in place for 24 hours.

Westerly winds associated with Storm Dudley will reach mean speeds of 50-65km/h, with damaging gusts of 80-110km/h, stronger on exposed coasts and on high ground.

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