A severe weather alert (Wind) STATUS ORANGE has been issued for Tipperary as Storm Brendan tracks to the north west of Ireland, southerly winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 70 km/h with gusts of 100 to 120 km/h, higher in exposed areas.
This alert is valid from 08.00 until 15.00 Monday 13th January 2020 and there may be a risk of structural damage, flying objects, fallen trees. Power outages may occur throughout the day.
Tipperary County Council’s Severe Weather Team met this morning to assess the position and to ensure that all necessary arrangements are put in place in advance of this severe weather event.
Arrangements have been made to issue an advisory through the local media today and to update the Tipperary County Council website.
The position will continue to be monitored by the Severe weather Team to assess the position throughout the day.
Please note the emergency contact numbers below:
Tipperary County Council: 1890 923948
Irish Water Emergency: 1850 278278
ESB Networks: 1850 372999
Gas Networks Ireland: 1850 205050
Tipperary County Council would advise the public to heed Met Éireann Weather Warnings and to take extreme caution over this period.
Further updates and advice will issue throughout the coming days via local and national media and on the Council’s website/facebook and twitter.