Met Éireann update weather warning for 13 counties in Ireland for Storm Callum 2 months ago

Met Éireann update weather warning for 13 counties in Ireland for Storm Callum

It's looking serious.

Met Éireann has issued a status orange wind warning for 13 counties in Ireland ahead of Storm Callum hitting on Thursday night.

The warnings were issued at 7pm on Wednesday evening and are added to the warnings given earlier on Wednesday.

An orange wind warning is in place in Cork and Kerry from 10pm on Thursday until 9am on Friday with gusts of 130km/h possible, especially in coastal areas and on high ground.

A similar warning is in place for Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Clare, with an orange wind warning active from midnight on Thursday until 1pm on Friday.

Along with heavy rain and high tides, there is a risk of coastal flooding and damage in the above areas.

Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath and Waterford will also have an orange wind warning in place from midnight on Thursday until 9am on Friday.

Gusts of between 100 and 130km/h will hit these areas and there will be a risk of some coastal flooding.

Meanwhile, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan, Monaghan, Leitrim, Roscommon, Limerick and Tipperary will all have a yellow wind warning in place from 11pm on Thursday until 9am on Friday.