A number of flights have been cancelled as Storm Brendan hits Ireland 1 month ago

A number of flights have been cancelled as Storm Brendan hits Ireland

Flights are being cancelled, delayed and diverted as a result of Storm Brendan.

Status orange wind warnings have been issued for all counties in the Republic of Ireland due to the arrival of Storm Brendan on Monday and a number of flights are being affected as a result of the adverse weather conditions.

On their Twitter page on Monday, Shannon Airport announced flights to Birmingham, London Heathrow and Edinburgh, inbound and outbound, had been cancelled:

It was also announced that passengers travelling on Ryanair flight FR1173 to Wroclaw due to depart at 4.10pm on Monday from Shannon Airport should expect delays.

Ireland West Airport has said that the airport is open and operational but that Storm Brendan is impacting services.

London Stansted, London Luton and Edinburgh services have been diverted to Dublin Airport. Passengers travelling on Monday afternoon are advised to contact their airlines for the latest flight info.

Meanwhile, Dublin Airport said on Sunday night that operations will be weather dependent and no further updates have been delivered as of Monday afternoon.

Cork Airport also urged passengers to check with their airlines for the most up to date flight information before travelling.

Met Éireann has forecast that gusts of up to 130km/h could be registered in Atlantic coastal areas later today.

The wind warning that was issued for the entire country will remain in place until 3pm; a wind warning for Connacht, Donegal and Kerry will remain in effect until 9pm on Monday night.

It has also emerged that, as of Monday afternoon, approximately 48,000 homes and businesses are without power due to Storm Brendan.