Met Eireann warns Storm Callum could bring damaging gusts later this week

Ireland could be hit by a strong Atlantic storm later this week with winds of up to 150 kilometres an hour.

Met Eireann says there is the potential for a named storm coming close to Ireland on Thursday night and into Friday morning – and it would be called Callum.

A yellow rainfall warning for Donegal, Mayo and Sligo is currently in place with 25 to 40 millimetres of rain expected to fall.

Met Eireann’s Harm Luijkx says a storm looks likely: