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Ireland Power outages as thunderstorms sweep through the east of the country

18:15  21 september  2019
18:15  21 september  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

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Sweeping southeast out of the Ohio Valley through Kentucky, the line of strong storm cells fed by warm, humid air rocked across Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee from around 3 p.m. on, with tornado watches and severe thunderstorm warnings in effect through 9 p.m.

Some thunderstorms are packing winds of 60 mph and small hail. More storms are on the way Wednesday afternoon and into the night, and several thousand power outages Most of the outages are in Ocean, Monmouth and Hunterdon counties -- areas that have been hit hard by today’s storms.

A man holds an umbrella in heavy rain in Dublin city centre. © PA Wire A man holds an umbrella in heavy rain in Dublin city centre. HUNDREDS ARE WITHOUT power after thunderstorms and outbreaks of torrential rain in the southeast and east of the country.

Further thundery downpours are expected into the night. Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for all of Leinster, as well as Monaghan and Waterford,

a close up of a map: The extent of today's status yellow weather warning. © Met a ireann The extent of today's status yellow weather warning. They are advising of short duration heavy rainfall and a risk of spot flooding in these areas.

The warning is valid until 3am Sunday.

The ESB is working to restore power to hundreds of homes, stretching from Hook Head in Wexford up to Carlow town, matching the path of an intense period of lightning earlier this afternoon.

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This is a list of notable wide-scale power outages . To be included, the power outage must conform to all of the following criteria: The outage must not be planned by the service provider.

Wednesday afternoon, as severe thunderstorms swept through the state.One of the trees fell in the southbound from near Wakefield to Aberdeen to Rock Hall and were moving east at 60 mph, according Roadways may become blocked by downed trees. Localized power outages are possible.

a group of clouds in the sky: File photo. © Shutterstock mikalaureque File photo.

As many as 1,665 customers were without power in the Bagenalstown area of Carlow earlier, but this number has since been reduced significantly.

Tomorrow is set to bring more rain, which will clear to some extent by the end of the day, with top temperatures of between 15 to 18 degrees.

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