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When will the storm hit your county?

As Storm Callum approaches Ireland, Met Éireann has issued a status orange weather warning for most coastal counties which be in place from Thursday night and into Friday.

Violent winds are expected to cause havoc on Thursday night, with gusts of up to 130km/h and the possibility of local flooding.

So when will your county receive the worst of the storm?

Thursday night

Cork and Kerry will be the first counties to experience the force of Storm Callum, as it begins crossing the country.

The status orange warning comes into effect at 10pm in the southwest of the country and will remain in place until 9am on Friday.


Met Éireann’s status orange wind warning will extend to Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Clare just after midnight and into Friday, with gusts between 100 and 130 km/h expected.

Heavy rain, high tides and coastal flooding are expected. The warning will remain in place until 1pm on Friday.

Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath and Waterford are also on a status orange warning from midnight.

Winds of up to 130 km/h, heavy rain and high tides are also expected across in these counties.

Meanwhile a status yellow wind warning has been issued for Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan, Monaghan, Leitrim, Roscommon, Limerick and Tipperary from midnight on Friday with winds of between 90 and 110 km/h and heavy rain expected as Storm Callum crosses the country.