Met Éireann has upgraded the wind warning for Donegal to a more severe ‘Orange’.
The national forecaster says the alert for ‘Storm Franklin’ will be in force from 11pm tonight until 7am tomorrow for counties Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo.
“Storm Franklin will cause gale force west to northwest winds with severe and damaging gusts,” it said.
“These winds combined with very high seas will lead to wave overtopping, which may result in coastal flooding.”
A yellow rain warning is also in place for the county today.