Storm Hannah could be upgraded to red warning for Kerry

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Storm Hannah could be upgraded to a red warning for Kerry and other parts of the country later today.

At the moment, a status orange warning is in place for Kerry, Cork, Limerick and Clare from 4pm – and will be extended to Tipperary and Waterford from 10 tonight.

A yellow wind warning will also come into effect from 11pm for counties in the west, north-west and south-east.

John Eagleton from Met Eireann says they’ll know later this morning whether they need to issue a new warning: