Warning of electricity blackouts due to weather warning

 

There's a warning of electricity blackouts due to a nationwide weather warning later today.

A status yellow wind alert will begin at 12 noon and continue until 7 o'clock tomorrow morning.

It affects all 26 counties, and winds of up to 110 kilometres an hour are expected.

Cathal Nolan, from Ireland's Weather Channel, says the gusts could cause damage.