Strong winds set to hit Sligo, Donegal and North Leitrim

A status yellow wind warning is place for 9 counties this morning with winds up to 110 kms per hour expected.

Met Eireann issued the alert for Sligo, Donegal, North Leitrim, and six other counties.

ESB crews will be ready to restore power to any areas which may be badly affected by the strong winds.

Public Safety Manager with ESB Networks Arthur Byrne says Christmas time is always busy for crews: