Storm Hector makes its way across Donegal

Storm Hector is at its worst at the moment (7am) with two separate weather warnings in place.

An orange wind warning is in place for Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Sligo - while there's a yellow warning for 13 other counties including Dublin, Kildare, Clare and Kerry.

There's also a risk of coastal flooding as the winds coincide with high spring tides.

Met Eireann's Gerry Murphy says the winds will east throughout the day: