Storm Brendan – Status Orange weather warning in effect for entire country

January 13, 2020 0

There is a high risk of coastal flooding in Fingal today as a result of the incoming #StormBrendan and a higher than normal spring tide. Residents and Motorists in the following areas are advised to be particularly aware of the threat posed and not to park cars in areas prone to flooding. The status orange warning began at 8am and remains in place until 3pm.

Southerly winds will reach storm force during Monday on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish sea, with violent storm force winds expected at times.

As Storm Brendan tracks to the northwest of Ireland, southerly winds will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80 km/h with gusts generally up to 130 km/h, higher in exposed areas.

Areas prone to flooding:

  • BALBRIGGAN: Quay Street Car Park.
  • SKERRIES: Harbour Road, Millers Lane, & Skerries Rugby Club.
  • RUSH: Sprout Road, Sailing Club & Channel Road.
  • PORTRANE: The Burrow.
  • SUTTON: Strand Road.
  • MALAHIDE: Estuary Road, Bissetts Strand.
  • PORTMARNOCK: Roundabout, Coast Road (R106 Portmarnock-Baldoyle) & Drumnigh Road.

Track the storm as it makes it way across the country below: