Weather warning for extremely rough winds in effect today

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Galway Daily weather Weather warning for extremely rough winds in effect today

A Status Yellow weather warning for heavy winds and likely wave overtopping along the coast is in place for Galway this morning.

Met Eireann has warned of gusts of up to 100km/h in Galway, likely higher in coastal areas and high ground.

The heavy winds also come with the likelihood of waves overtopping in coastal areas.

This Wind Warning for Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Galway will be in effect until 3pm today.

The west coast off Galway is also under a Status Orange Marine Warning, with storm force winds expected off the coast this morning.

The RNLI has warned people to be extremely careful if doing anything in coastal areas today, especially along exposed cliffs, seafronts and piers.

Cork remains under a Status Orange Weather Warning this morning, with winds expected to be extremely stormy for a time this morning, with gusts exceeding 110km/h at times.