Orange weather alert in place for Co Donegal tonight

winds2MET Eireann has issued an Orange Weather Alert for Donegal as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo pound the county this evening.

Wind gusts of up to 120km/hr are expected.

The wind warning has been issued for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo. An Orange alert is the second highest alert.

The alert is in place from 7pm this evening until 2pm tomorrow.

Pat Clarke is from Met Eireann: