Status Yellow Wind warning issued for the North West

A Status Yellow Wind warning has been issued for the North West.

The warning affects counties Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Mayo, Galway and Clare.

Met Éireann expect westerly winds reaching mean speeds of 55 to 65 km/h with gusts of up to 90 to 110km/h.

The warning comes into affect from around now (10am) and remains in place until 7pm this evening