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Ireland Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issues advisory as strong winds set to batter Ireland after Storm Atiyah chaos

16:55  09 december  2019
16:55  09 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Met Eireann issues Status Orange weather warning for eight counties as Storm Atiyah to batter © Windy .com A windy .com screengrab showing the approaching Storm Atiyah Met Eireann has MET Eireann has extended weather alerts as Storm Atiyah tracks towards Ireland bringing gusts of The

Storm Atiyah 's 28ft waves are expected to batter the South-West coastlineCredit: Alistair Grant The Met Office said it could name Tuesday's " weather bomb" storm set to be stronger than Atiyah , with gusts A strong jet stream looks like bringing a series of potent weather systems, with potential for

a train is coming down the mountain: Rain and high winds are on the way (Stock) © Getty Rain and high winds are on the way (Stock) A weather advisory is in place with Ireland expected to be battered by strong winds tomorrow.

Met Eireann has issued the notice for most of Tuesday, with fears that trees and structures weakened by Storm Atiyah could be damaged even further.

The alert reads: "Tuesday will be a blustery day with strong winds and very gusty conditions associated with an active front moving eastwards across the country.

a body of water: Waves on the Great South Wall, Dublin (Stock) © Collins Waves on the Great South Wall, Dublin (Stock) "Generally, winds will be below warning thresholds but damage to some structures and trees, already weakened from the effects of Storm Atiyah, is possible."

Road Safety Authority issues stark warning to motorists as Storm Atiyah hits this weekend

  Road Safety Authority issues stark warning to motorists as Storm Atiyah hits this weekend Road Safety Authority issues stark warning to motorists as Storm Atiyah hits this weekendMet Eireann has issued a Status Orange wind warning for eight counties as 130km gusts get set to batter parts of the country over the weekend.

STORM Atiyah will barrel into Ireland on Sunday bringing 130kph gusts - as Met Eireann issue weather alerts for the entire country. Met Eireann say the storm will generate a "swathe of very strong winds across the country" and warned of possible coastal flooding due to a combination of

Irish weather forecast – Met Eireann issue status red warning for Storm Atiyah with gusts in excess of 130km/h. For the overall weather , Met Eireann have explained that strong winds will be "severe and potentially New Red Alert warning as Storm Atiyah is set to batter west coast of Ireland .

The national forecaster explained that advisories are generally one step below full warnings, and are often used when high winds and high tides generate a "risk of flooding".

The advisory will take effect at 4am on Tuesday, and remain in place until 4pm.

It comes as around 7,000 customers ares still without power following Storm Atiyah.

ESB Networks said crews are working to restore faults as quickly as possible.

a close up of a map: ESB Networks say thousands of homes are without electricity following Storm Atiyah © Provided by Irish Mirror ESB Networks say thousands of homes are without electricity following Storm Atiyah

The company was working on faults in Ratoath, Co Meath and in parts of Co Westmeath on Monday morning.

There are more than 330 properties without electricity in Bushfield, Co Westmeath.

Over 250 customers are affected by power outages at Loughtagalla, Co Tipperary and 238 homes are affected in Inch, Co Kerry.

Met Eireann issues Status Orange weather warning for eight counties as Storm Atiyah to batter Ireland

  Met Eireann issues Status Orange weather warning for eight counties as Storm Atiyah to batter Ireland 0

Met Eireann have issued a Weather Advisory for Wexford, Cork and Waterford, which is valid from 3am on Tuesday and will end at 8pm today. It reads: "A combination of high tides, together with appreciable, but generally sub-warning levels of wind and rain, will produce localised impacts along

Wind gusts from Storm Atiyah and Tuesday's ' weather bomb' will blow over 80mph tonight. Met Office forecaster Steven Keates said: " Atiyah has very big waves and 80mph gusts possible Coastal towns have been warned of high waves and flooding as the storm is set to batter Britain into this week.

Winds caused by the storm wreaked havoc in parts of the country as status orange and red wind warnings were issued.

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