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Ireland Dublin Airport and Cork Airport release statements amid fight disruption fears due to Hurricane Lorenzo

13:30  02 october  2019
13:30  02 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Hurricane Lorenzo © Met Eireann/NHC/Stock Hurricane Lorenzo Dublin and Cork airports have released brief statements amid fears flights may be cancelled due to Hurricane Lorenzo.

Lorenzo is expected to make landfall in Ireland on Thursday, with strong winds expected to hit from Wednesday night onwards.

The storm, which will become an extratropical cyclone by the time it reaches Ireland, poses a threat to holidaymakers' plans.

Cork Airport has admitted the strong winds may lead to flight disruptions.

It tweeted: "We will see winds picking up from midday tomorrow but picking up considerably overnight tomorrow night into Friday morning.

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a sign on the side of a road: Cork Airport and Dublin Airport are monitoring Hurricane Lorenzo © stock images Cork Airport and Dublin Airport are monitoring Hurricane Lorenzo

"Winds may gust 35-45knots which could lead to flight disruptions. Please check flight updates with your airline today and tomorrow."

It comes as Cork - along with Kerry, Clare, Limerick, Galway and Mayo - has been hit with a Status Orange wind warning.

The alert is valid from 6pm on Thursday until 3am on Friday, with gusts of up to 130km/h expected to hit.

Dublin Airport has said it is too early to confirm if Lorenzo will affect its flight schedule, but urged passengers to check with their airline before travelling.

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Every county in Ireland will be on yellow alert between 9am on Thursday and 6am on Friday.

The airport tweeted: "It is too early to tell whether Storm Lorenzo will affect flights at Dublin Airport later this week.

"If you are due to travel on Thursday or Friday, please check with your airline/airline website closer to your flight time and continue to check this account for general updates."

Shannon Airport, which will be under an orange weather warning, has yet to make a statement.

MORE ON HURRICANE LORENZO:

Status Orange weather warning issues for six counties as Storm Lorenzo nears Ireland (The Journal)

Are storms getting worse or are weather forecasters getting better? (Independent.ie)

Five things you should do before storm batters Ireland (Irish Mirror)

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