Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange wind warning for Cork and a Status Yellow wind warning for Leinster, Clare, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford.
Both alerts will come into effect from 9pm tonight and will remain so until 9am tomorrow.
A Status Orange warning implies that there may be a threat to property and life.
Cork City Council has warned of significant flooding tomorrow morning and urged property owners to put in place flood defences.
Status Orange – Wind warning for Cork— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) December 15, 2020
Due to high seas and strong onshore winds, there is the risk of coastal flooding tonight (Tuesday night) and on Wednesday. Gale force southeast winds, veering southwest gusting 90 to 110km/h generally, higher in exposed areas. (1/2)