Weather warning remains in place following weekend of strong winds and heavy rain

More than a thousand homes and businesses remained without power on Monday morning after Storm Bella hit Ireland over the weekend.
Storm Bella hit Ireland on Saturday night and early on Sunday morning with rain and strong winds in many places.
Customers in counties Cork, Kerry, Galway, Limerick, Mayo, Sligo, Donegal and Louth remained without power on Monday morning with clusters of power outages along Irelands western coast.
InClaregalway, more than 400 customers were still without power while another 250 homes and businesses also without power around the area of Moy on Monday morning. More than 200 customers living between Westport and Castlebar had no power on Monday while more than 300 customers living in the town of Bruff in Co Limerick also were without power.
Further south in Co Cork, more than 430 customers in Bantry also had no power on Monday morning.
Blustery with widespread showers of rain or hail, some turning wintry on higher ground. There is a risk of spot flooding, however, there will be intermittent brighter spells also. Highs of 4 to 7°C but feeling colder in fresh to strong and gusty northwesterly winds.
Met Éireann (@MetEireann)
December 28, 2020