Met Eireann’s latest update sets out timeline for Ophelia
As Hurricane Ophelia makes landfall in the south and west of the country, those living in Dublin and the surrounding areas are being warned to stay off the roads and remain indoors this afternoon.
From 1pm today the winds in and around Dublin will reach speeds of between 90-130km.
UPDATE TO SEVERE WEATHER WARNING FOR TODAY MONDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2017 FOR IRELAND.https://t.co/X6NncUghZ9— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) October 16, 2017
Experts are warning that driving in these conditions could result is serious injury due flying debris, falling trees, and loose power lines.