Yellow wind warning for Donegal as Storm Kathleen hits Ireland

MET ÉIREANN has issued a yellow wind warning for Donegal this Saturday. This weather warning is valid from Saturday, April 6 from 7 am to 8 pm. As Storm Kathleen hits Ireland, very strong and gusty southerly winds are expected. Possible impact from this weather include fallen trees, difficult travel conditions, debris, loose objects being […]

More power cuts leave parts of Glencolmcille and Buncrana without supply

By Diarmaid Doherty Around 250 homes and businesses are without electricity at present in the Glencolmcille and Buncrana areas after a serious of power cuts this morning. In Glencolmcille 75 customers have no power while in Buncrana, three separate faults reported this morning have left  176 customers with no electricity. Advertisement At one stage this […]

More wet and windy weather on the way

MET Éireann has warned of very wet and windy weather for Donegal on Tuesday and Wednesday. Meteorologist Aoife Kealy told the Donegal News yesterday that a low pressure system approaching from the Atlantic will bring very unsettled conditions over the coming days. “There is some uncertainly on where that low pressure will track and will […]

Huge demand for tree surgeons after storm

TREE surgeons have been working around the clock responding to call outs across Donegal as a result of the recent storms. The clean-up in the wake of Storm Franklin was continuing yesterday as teams worked alongside ESB crews and Donegal County Council to clear roads of fallen trees and debris. One local company – MG […]

Status orange weather warning remains in place today

      Advertisement A status orange weather warning remains in place for Donegal as Storm Eleanor makes her departure from Ireland.  Over 1000 homes were without power in Inishowen for a number of hours yesterday evening as strong gales and heavy rain swept the peninsula, however power has since been restored. Some 36 homes […]

Storm Dylan expected this weekend

  Storm Dylan is expected to shake Donegal this weekend along with many other parts of the country as a status orange weather warning is put in place.  The weather warning was issued today for Donegal, Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Longford, Louth, Westmeath and Meath. It will is valid from tomorrow (Saturday) from 9pm until 6am […]