Donegal County Council has issued a severe weather warning for this weekend.
The alert for severe wind comes into operation this Saturday at 12pm as Storm Jorge arrives on our shores.
The Orange status weather warning also asks people to be aware of coastal flooding.
Winds of up to 130kph are expected to batter the Donegal coastline during the height of the storm.
The public has also been advised to secure materials at their properties such as outdoor furniture.
The alert message from Met Eireann warns “Some severe winds expected during Saturday associated with Storm Jorge (Hor-hay). South-west quickly veering west and later northwest will reach mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h with gusts of 110 to 130km/h, possibly higher in very exposed areas with an elevated risk of coastal flooding.
The warning will end at 3am on Sunday morning.
As well as counties Donegal, other counties including Sigo and Leitrim are affected.Tags: