Red wind warning issued for Kerry

A status red wind warning has been issued for Kerry as Storm Hannah moves in.

Met Eireann says violent gusts of up to 150 Km/h are expected in the county between 6-8 this evening, while an orange warning continues until 1am tomorrow morning.

The Kerry Severe Weather Local Coordination Team – which includes council management, Kerry Fire and Rescue Service, An Garda Síochána, Kerry Civil Defence and the HSE – is monitoring the situation.

CEO of Kerry County Council, Moira Murell, is advising people to stay indoors, particularly during the duration of the status red alert.