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Storm Jorge downs trees and blows a shed into the street.

Galway County Council is reporting fallen trees and other wind blown debris at multiple locations as Storm Jorge rages today.

As Storm Jorge is at its height this afternoon, Galway County Council has reported trees down at three locations so far, and a shed blown into the road.

Trees are down at Derrydonnell petrol station, Oranmore; before Kinnevey’s Pub at Rosscahill; and at Anbally Cummer, Tuam.

A shed has also been reported blown into the street at Kingland, Athenry.

Council crews will begin attending to the fallen trees and other debris as soon as it is safe to do so.

Meanwhile, the county council is urging people to stay indoors while the Status Red warning is in effect.

The Status Red wind warning for Galway and Clare, with winds of 100km/hr and gusts reaching up to 145km/hr, is due to expire shortly at 3pm.

A Status Orange warning issued by Met Eireann will remain in effect afterwards until 3am tomorrow morning.

So far the ESB is reporting on a few small power outages in Galway, affecting

One outage in Curra has left 50 homes without power and is currently expected to be repaired by 5pm.

While a second outage in Screeb has affected the electricity supply to 55 homes.

Briain Kelly
Email: news@galwaydaily.com
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