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27th Oct 2013

Status Yellow: Met Éireann Issue Storm Warnings for Ireland

Looks like we’ll have to get the umbrellas out! Met Éireann have issued weather warnings for Ireland.

The storm already has a name, St Jude, the patron saint of depression and lost causes and somehow seems quite fitting. St Jude’s feast day is tomorrow.

Here are the details from Met Éireann:


Wind Warning for Ireland

Strong to gale force southwest to westerly winds will gust 80 to 90 km/h., at times during Sunday. Winds may occasionally gust up to 100km/h., along parts of the West and Northwest Coasts.


Saturday 26 October 2013 19:00


Sunday 27 October 2013 06:00 to Sunday 27 October 2013 15:00


The approaching storm has already resulted in ferry cancellations.

According to RTÉ News, Irish Ferries has announced that all Jonathan Swift fast craft sailings for today have been cancelled.

However, passengers can avail of its Cruise Ferry sailings.

The Stena Line sailing from Rosslare to Fishguard this morning was also cancelled.