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Red wind warning for Tipperary

Severe Weather
Roads and Transport
12 November 2023

Please note that Tipperary has now been escalated to a red wind warning between 2.00 and 5.00am Monday 13/11/2023.

The orange weather warning remains in place until 10am.


Unusually stormy on Sunday night and Monday due to Storm Debi with severe and damaging gusts expected across the country.

• Valid 02.00 – 10.00 Monday 13/11/2023.

• The entire country will remain on a Yellow wind and rain warning from midnight tonight until 15.00 Monday 13/11/2023.

Met Éireann has advised that there will be severe and damaging gusts with the possibility of damage to exposed and vulnerable structures as well as dangerous travelling conditions with disruption to services and damage to power lines. Met  Éireann weather warnings will be monitored in the event.

Motorists are advised not to make any unnecessary journeys during the orange event and should exercise extreme caution because of the danger posed by localised flooding, difficult travelling conditions/disruption, structural damage, falling trees and power outages. Travelling conditions may be very difficult, particularly in the morning. Motorists are asked to slow down and take care, be aware of any vulnerable road users, particularly pedestrians.

Householders are urged to take precautions by securing all outdoor fixtures and leisure items such as trampolines and goal posts.

The Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team will continue to assess the situation and to ensure that all necessary arrangements are put in place to deal with any emergencies.

Road Closure updates will be posted to the Council’s website and social media sites – Facebook/Twitter/MapAlerter.

Members of the public can contact the Council’s out of hours number 0818 06 5003. Please note the following emergency contact numbers below:

Emergency                                          999/112

Irish Water Emergency                       1800 278 278

ESB Networks                                    1800 372 999

Gas Networks Ireland                         1800 205 050