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22/10/2021

WEATHER ALERT: Forecasters warn of high winds as storm on the way

Weather Warning Strom Elsa

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Forecasters have warned that another Atlantic Storm could be on the way this week after the Portugese Met Office officially named Storm Elsa.

The UK Met Office has already issued a Status Yellow Wind Warning from 4pm on Wednesday until 3am on Thursday that covers Northern Ireland. The warning states that strong winds are likely to bring some disruption to western areas of the UK

Weather Alerts Ireland has reported that Storm Elsa has been named by the Portugal Met Office and is forecasting that the storm will impact Ireland on Wednesday bringing strong winds and heavy rain. 

Meanwhile, weather warnings are likely for Ireland on Wednesday and Friday as storm force southerly winds develop along the south coast bringing gusts in excess of 110km/h, accompanied by spells of heavy thundery rain and localised flooding.

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