Ophelia: What You Need To Know The Day After The Storm

Ophelia: What You Need To Know The Day After The Storm

Ophelia: What You Need To Know The Day After The Storm

"The last time we had a storm this severe, 11 lives were lost".

Over 360,000 homes and businesses were without electricity with another 100,000 outages expected by nightfall, Ireland's Electricity Supply Board said, describing it as an unprecedented event that would effect every part of the country for days.

The fatalities were in Waterford, Tipperary and Louth - a woman in her 50s was killed when a tree struck the auto she was travelling in, a man in his 30s died as he was working on a fallen tree with a chainsaw and, later in the afternoon, a man was killed when the vehicle in which he was travelling in was struck by a tree.

Nearby Cork City's stadium was also heavily damaged by the 70mph gusts and higher have been recorded as the ex-hurricane hit Ireland earlier today.

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has issued 14 flood warnings, meaning flooding is expected, and several flood alerts, meaning flooding is possible, for the west coast of Scotland. "There will be trees on the ground, there will power lines down".

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In another precaution, Monday night's soccer game between Cork City and Derry, which has the potential to be a title decider, has been postponed and court hearings were deferred.

One of the first places to feel the brunt of Ophelia was Cape Clear, Ireland's southernmost islands.

All schools in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland remain closed for a second day as the clean-up begins.

"These strong winds are forecast in association with the northward track of ex-Ophelia across or near to the west of the British Isles".

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