Homes remain without power following thunderstorms

Homes and business remain without power following yesterdays thunderstorms.

Arklow, Shillelagh, Aughrim, Avoca, Annacurra, Ashford, Brittas Bay, Bray, Laragh and Newtown areas are all affected. In most cases the ESB say the estimated restore time will be 6pm on Thursday evening.

Twice on Wednesday County Wicklow witnessed Thunderstorms leading to flash flooding and power outages.

A wind turbine off the coast of Arklow caught fire following a suspected lightening strike.

A wind turbine off the coast of Arklow following a storm

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