North West wind warning in place from 6am Thursday

A Status Yellow warning for high winds has been issued for Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.

It comes into effect from 6am Thursday and remains in place until 3pm the same day.

Met Eireann are predicting speeds of upto 50km/hr with gusts upto 90km/hr.

The winds will be strongest along coastal areas, with rough seas to be expected, and exposed high terrain.