Orange weather warning for Storm Barbara

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads tomorrow, Friday 23rd December, as Met Éireann have issued an Orange wind warning for coastal regions with Donegal, Mayo and Galway expected to be worst affected with gusts of up to 120 km/h expected.

There is also a yellow weather warning for strong winds in place for the rest of the country with gusts of up to 90-110km/h forecast. Strong southerly winds are expected during Friday morning with strong westerly winds forecast for Friday afternoon/evening. Please take care on the roads.
The RSA is asking road users to check local weather and traffic conditions and be aware of the conditions before setting out on a trip.

For advice on severe weather driving tips, please see severe weather advice on the RSA website or check out the RSA Facebook and Twitter pages.
Please also see our new severe weather warning videos created in collaboration with Teresa Mannion with advice for driving on in strong winds here.
For more weather updates visit Met Eireann’s website

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