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Weather

Fallen trees blocking roads after turbulent night with Storm Abigail

She hasn’t gone away just yet and a status yellow weather warning is in place.

STORM ABIGAIL RAGED overnight with showers and gale force winds in parts of the country.

This morning the high winds remain and Friday the 13th is set to be a cold and “very blustery day” according to Met Éireann.

Some heavy hail showers can be expected, though these will be confined to western and northern counties later in the evening. A status yellow weather warning is in place for the whole country until 9pm.

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And there has even been talk of snow in places:

 

 

There have been a small number of power outages overnight affecting around 250 customers in Donegal, Galway and Waterford.

Though the storm caused slight disruption in airports yesterday, flights are departing as normal this morning. Anyone hoping to travel by ferry today should check with their operator as a status yellow marine warning is in place.

Caution is still advised on the roads with reports of fallen trees and debris this morning:

Got any photos of Storm Abigail in your area? Send them to michelle@thejournal.ie.

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