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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 29 March, 2020
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Thousands without power and some commuter services suspended

There were winds of up to 100 kilometres in some areas last night.

Image: Laura Hutton via Photocall Ireland

HIGH WINDS AND rain overnight has left over 6,500 homes and businesses without power this morning.

The weather has also caused bad news for commuters with Dart and Northern Commuter services suspended.

Irish Rail says there is currently no service from Connolly Station to Malahide and Howth due to a fallen tree and damaged overhead lines.

The Drogheda commuter service is also suspended. Dublin bus is accepting rail tickets.

Power

ESB Crews are now working to restore service to the homes and businesses without power.

Most of the affected customers are in Blessington, Co. Wicklow and Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.

ESB has a full list of faults on its website here.

Roads

AA roadwatch is also warning motorists to drive slowly and be prepared for spot flooding, fallen trees and extra debris on the roads.

A full report on the countries road conditions can be found here.

 

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