Status Orange Wind Warning Extended For Kerry Until Tomorrow

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High seas are expected on Atlantic coasts.

THE Status Orange weather warning issued this morning by Met Eireann has been extended this afternoon for four counties including Kerry.

The wind and rain arrived early this afternoon to Kerry and will now continue until 2pm tomorrow. The warning was extended for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork and Kerry.

It was to cease at 9pm tonight, but westerly winds of mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h. with gusts of 110 to 130km/h are expected at times overnight and into Wednesday mainly in coastal fringes and on high ground.

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A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for the country until Wednesday at 9pm.

Kerry County Council are warning people to take the necessary precautions. There will be very high seas along Atlantic coasts with a risk of coastal flooding; Kerry County Council has also provided sandbags in areas most prone to flooding.

They are asking property owners to secure any loose items including outdoor decorations, while road users are being urged to be aware of falling or fallen debris.

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