Weather Update – Over 12,000 homes now without power in Donegal

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There are now (10am) over 12,000 homes and businesses without power in Donegal as high winds continue to batter the North West and West coasts.

A Met Eireann Status red Weather Alert remains in place.

Barry Whyte has this report.............

The updated list of affected areas from ESB Networks is -

Glenties 6985
Derrybeg 2344
Creeslough 1761
Stranorlar 205
Milford 163
Killybegs 98
Buncrana 135

It's hoped all areas can be restored by 5 o'clock this evening.