Warning to road users as Eleanor picks up pace

Road users throughout the county are being advised to use caution as Storm Eleanor picks up pace.

Fallen trees, branches and debris have been reported on roads around the county as well as spot flooding.

The West of Ireland has been badly hit with coastal flooding being reported in a number of counties.

Galway has been the worst hit with cars reported submerged at a number of locations.

55,000 ESB customers are without power.

Forecast for tonight and tomorrow

Tonight

Extremely windy and blustery overnight with strong to gale force, southwest to westerly winds and some damaging gusts likely. Rain will be persistent for a time early in the night with heavy, squally showers and a few clear spells following later. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees.

Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Wednesday will be another blustery day with scattered heavy showers and a few bright spells. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in strong and gusty, westerly winds.

Salthill, Co.Galway this evening.

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