Storm Atiyah

Weather warning issued for Louth as Storm Atiyah approaches

Wind warning issued for this Sunday

Donard McCabe

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Donard McCabe

Weather warning issued for Louth as Storm Atiyah approaches

Weather warning issued for Louth as Storm Atiyah approaches

Met Éireann have issued a yellow weather warning for Louth and all of Leinster ahead of the approaching Storm Atiyah.

Storm Atiyah, Met Éireann say, will track between Iceland and Ireland on Sunday generating a swathe of very strong winds across the country.

A Status Yellow - wind warning for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford has been issued.

Met Éireann say that southwest winds later veering northwesterly will reach mean speeds of 50 to 60 km/h with gusts of up to 100 km/h.

The warning is valid from 3pm on Sunday December 8 to 6 am on Monday December 9.