Yellow Weather Warning For High Winds In The Midlands

A Status Yellow Wind warning for the country came into effect at 5am this morning and will remain in place until 2am on Friday.

The midlands is set to be battered by strong winds for the remainder of the day as Met Éireann warns of possible power outages and travel disruption.

A Status Yellow Wind warning for the country came into effect at 5am this morning and will remain in place until 2am on Friday.

ESB crews will monitor the situation and deal with any outages at local level.

Alan O'Reilly of Carlow Weather said winds will pick up throughout the day across the country:

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