Met Éireann extends status yellow wind warning for entire country
Breezy does it.
Met Éireann has updated its status yellow weather warning - first issued on Tuesday morning - as the entire country finds itself in the grip of some seriously blustery conditions.
Set to come into effect at noon on Wednesday (18 December), the wind warning in question was initially set to last until midnight.
As of Wednesday morning, it has been extended until 3am on Thursday.
According to Met Éireann, southwest winds, later veering southerly, will gust to between 90 and 110 kilometres per hour throughout the day.
Winds are expected to peak by nightfall, the strongest of which are forecast for west and southwest coastal areas.
The warning for the Republic of Ireland is one of two warnings that are in place on Wednesday, with a status yellow rainfall warning for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford in effect since 4am this morning.