Carlow Weather tweetz:
The outer bands of #StormHannah are approaching the Southwest coast with heavy rain showing on the Radar and the system is looking very well defined on Satellite image now. Winds will increase later this afternoon to severe gusts.
Met Eireann have issued several weather warnings:
A Status Orange wind alert (gusts of up to 130kph) for Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick which will be valid from 4pm today to 1am tomorrow.
A Status Orange wind warning for Galway from 7pm this evening to midnight.
A Status Orange wind warning for Tipperary and Waterford from 10pm tonight to 2am tomorrow.
A Status Yellow wind warning (gusts of up to 110kph) for Connacht, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly, Donegal, Tipperary and Waterford from 11pm tonight until 9am.