The storm is easing in some parts.

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Met Éireann has updated their weather warnings as Storm Brendan passes over the country.

A Status Orange wind alert remains in place for counties Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

As Storm Brendan tracks away from Ireland, southwesterly winds will continue to reach mean speeds of up to 80 kmph with gusts of 130 kmph. There’s still a significant risk of coastal flooding. That’s down to the combination of high spring tides and storm surge. This warning remains in place until midnight.

Meanwhile, the rest of the country has been downgraded to a Status Yellow wind warning.

This is also in place until midnight and affects counties Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick. Wexford and Waterford. Those counties can expect southwest to west winds to reach mean speeds of 65 kmph with gusts of 110kmph.

Anyone driving in the stormy weather is being urged to leave extra travel time and drive with extreme caution. You can check out all the driver tips from the Road Safety Authority here.