Status Orange weather warning in place for Kerry and Cork
A Yellow warning is also in place.
A Status Orange wind weather warning has been put into place in counties Kerry and Cork.
The warning will remain in effect until 8 am after coming into effect at 2 am.
Met Eireann has said that conditions will remain stormy for some time, with gusts of more than 110km/h.
Following this, two Status Yellow wind warnings will come into effect for the entire country.
A Status Yellow warning for counties Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, and Galway is in place until 5 pm.
People are also being warned that very strong west-to-northwest winds are also developing and will bring gusts of up to 80 to 110km/h.
Status Orange - Wind warning for Cork
Met Éireann Weather Warning
Stormy for a time with damaging gusts in excess of 110 km/h⚠️
Valid: 06:00 Wednesday 12/04/2023 to 09:00 Wednesday 12/04/2023
Issued: 22:01 Tuesday 11/04/2023 pic.twitter.com/JtKQPh5vPb
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) April 11, 2023
The national forecaster also said that winds will be much stronger in coastal areas and over higher ground.
Another status yellow wind warning is also set to come into effect at 8 am for Leinster, Mayo, Cavan, Donegal, Monaghan, Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, and Waterford.
This will remain in place until 8 pm and Met Eireann has advised of widespread gusts of between 80km/h and 110km/h which will be stronger in more exposed areas.
The UK Met Office has also issued a Yellow warning for counties Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Tyrone, and Derry.
This warning will come into effect at 11 am and will remain in place until 8 pm.