Status Orange Wind Warning For Kerry On Tuesday

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A STATUS Orange – Wind warning has been issued for Kerry, Galway, Clare, Cork and Limerick for this Tuesday.

On Tuesday and Tuesday night, due to Storm Barra, southerly winds, later becoming to northwesterly, will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/hr with severe or damaging gusts of up to 130 Km/ hr, possibly higher in coastal areas. Disruption to power and travel are likely.

High waves, high tides, heavy rain and storm surge will lead to wave overtopping and a significant possibility of coastal flooding. The warning is valid from 6am on Tuesday to 6am on Wednesday.

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