More windy weather on way for north west

More windy weather’s in store today for the north west, after Storm Barra wreaked havoc during the week.

Two yellow wind warnings will take effect later for a number of counties in the north west, west, and southwest.

A status yellow wind warning will take effect at 3pm today for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

Gusts of up to 110 kilometres per hour are expected along coasts and on higher ground, with some fallen trees and power outages possible.

The warning will stay in place for these counties until 11 o’clock tonight.

And a second yellow wind alert will also take effect at 3 o’clock this afternoon for Clare and Kerry which will last until 8pm.

Some trees are also expected to fall with power expected to be out in those counties too, due to gusts reaching up to 100 km an hour.

Cliona O’Dwyer reports: