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Warning of mass power outages ahead of Storm Eunice's arrival

Feb 17, 2022 07:02 By News Northern Sound
Warning of mass power outages ahead of Storm Eunice's arrival Warning of mass power outages ahead of Storm Eunice's arrival
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Snowfall is expected in some north and western parts of the country.

Storm Eunice will be a multi-hazard event, according to the state's emergency weather response team.

The storm is expected to arrive tomorrow morning, with a possibility of mass power outages and coastal flooding.

Snowfall is also expected to be observed in some north and western parts of the country.

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A nationwide status yellow wind, rain and snow warning for the whole country will come into effect on Friday morning, along with an orange warning in for Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Waterford, Galway and Wexford.

Citizens are advised to check the Met Eireann website for updates, avoid coastal areas, and, if possible, refrain from non-essential journeys.

The National Director for Fire and Emergency Management Keith Leonard says that Eunice is a "normal winter storm", but will bring wind, rain and snow:

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