Weather warnings issued as we prepare for Storm Frank

The River Shannon has reached its highest level this month – as residents prepare for flooding in Westmeath. Met Eireann’s issued a number of weather warnings as we prepare for Storm Frank to make landfall tomorrow. Storm An Orange Wind warning is in place along the west coast, from Donegal to Kerry from tomorrow afternoon. Winds of up to 80 kilometres per hour are forecast, with gusts of up to 120 kilometres per hour. While today a status yellow rain warning is in place for much of the west and south.