‘Yellow alert’ weather warning issued for Limerick

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Damage caused by a storm in Limerick in February of last year. A yellow alert warning has been issued for the next 24 hours. Picture: Alan Place
A YELLOW Wind Alert has been issued for Limerick, with high winds expected over the next 24 hours.

A YELLOW Wind Alert has been issued for Limerick, with high winds expected over the next 24 hours.

Following Met Éireann’s issuing of the alert for Limerick, the City and County Council has issued a statement “advising the public to exercise extreme caution over the next 24 hours due to forecasted storm conditions and gale force wind”.

“Members of the public are advised to remain indoors where possible during the storm and to stay away from rivers and other water bodies,” it said.

“The Council is on full alert and will respond to emergencies as they arise or as it is safe to do so,” it added.

The public is advised to consult WinterReady.ie for more information on preparing for inclement weather.

More to follow as it develops.

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