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19 Sep 2018 | 07:08 PM UTC

Ireland: At least two killed following passage of Storm Ali Sep. 18

Ireland News Alert

At least two people killed and 140,000 houses without power following passage of Storm Ali on September 18

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/19/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/20/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Dublin). COUNTRY/REGION Ireland

Event

On Wednesday, September 18, Storm Ali hit Ireland, bringing heavy rains and winds of up to 160 km/h (100 mph). According to authorities, at least two people were killed, and several more injured, following the passage of the storm. In addition, at least 140,000 houses were left without power throughout Ireland on Wednesday. Severe flight disruptions (cancelations and delays) were reported at Dublin Airport (DUB). Conditions are expected to clear in Ireland overnight by Thursday. 

Advice

Individuals in Ireland are advised to monitor local weather reports, confirm travel reservations, and avoid flood-prone areas.

 

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