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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# status red

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2022
# Storm eunice
Schools, colleges and childcare services in nine counties to close tomorrow due to storm warnings
Schools in Clare, Cork, Kerry, Donegal, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Waterford and Roscommon will be closed.
All time
# Storm Jorge
Gardaí at scene of overturned truck in Galway as high winds batter west coast
Footage of the truck overturning have been shared widely on social media.
# Storm Jorge
Storm Jorge: Clare and Galway residents advised to stay indoors as 130km/h gusts hit coast
Rainfall up to 20-30 mm is expected in some areas today, with 40-50 mm is possible in mountainous areas.
# Podcast
The Explainer: How does Met Éireann decide on weather warnings?
Forecasting the weather is a complicated business, so this week on The Explainer we’re looking at how Met Éireann decides on whether a warning should be status yellow, orange, or red.
# status red
21,000 without electricity and fallen trees blocking roads as Storm Hannah batters the country
Multiple weather warnings are in place.
# Storm Emma
Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today
A status red snow-ice warning will remain in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway until 6pm.
# status red
Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather
The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.
# Storm Emma
People in Leinster and Munster advised to stay in their homes from 4pm tomorrow
Blizzard-like conditions are expected.
# storm ophelia
Widow of man killed in Storm Ophelia wants official 'stay at home' guidelines in status red alerts
Fintan Goss (33) died when he was returning from work during Storm Ophelia.
AS IT HAPPENED
The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country
Here’s what you need to know about power outages, public transport and fallen trees.
# Poll
Poll: Should people who ignore emergency services advice during a status red warning be arrested?
Have your say.
AS IT HAPPENED
Country in lockdown as Storm Ophelia kills three people
We’ll have updates throughout the night as the powerful storm travels across Ireland.
# Ophelia
Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival
Rain can be expected over the country from tonight.
# Red Alert
'Stay away from headlands, piers and cliffs': All you need to know about Storm Desmond
The ‘red alert’ weather warning kicked in at 6pm.
# batten down the hatches
10,000 Eircom customers without service as strong winds sweep across Ireland
Orange warnings remain in place for 18 counties and there are icy conditions on the way this weekend.
# we shall rebuild
It was inevitable... Storm Rachel jokes flood Twitter during Ireland's status red
Code red… this is a code red…