WEATHER WARNING: Storm Hannah officially named as severe gales set to hit Ireland

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WEATHER WARNING: Storm Hannah officially named as severe gales set to hit Ireland

WEATHER WARNING: Storm Hannah officially named as severe gales set to hit Ireland

Met Eireann has officially named an approaching weather system as Storm Hannah that is expected to bring severe gales to Ireland on Friday night.

At present at Status Yellow Wind Warning is in place for Kerry and Cork from 6pm on Friday until 6am on Saturday but more warnings could be put in place today.

Met Eireann warned earlier this week in an advisory that with many trees now in leaf, this system has the potential to result in trees down leading to power outages and dangerous driving conditions.

More to follow as we get it.