Warning for Donegal motorists as orange weather alert issued

Motorists are being warned to be extra cautious as a status orange wind warning has been issued for Donegal.

Gusts of up to 130 kilometres an hour are expected from tomorrow morning in Donegal, Galway and Mayo.

The RSA is urging drivers to check conditions as the rest of the country will be under a status yellow wind warning.

Speaking to Ocean FM news Meteorologist with Met Éireann, Deirdre Lowe, explains what conditions will be like in the north west tonight and tomorrow as Storm Erik approaches: