Around 1,500 customers are without electricity in Donegal this morning after the county was battered by Storm Gareth last night.
There are power outages across the county. Areas affected include east and north Inishowen, Letterkenny, Churchill, Fanad, Derrybeg, Keadue, Doochary, and Lettermacaward.
The biggest outage is in the Glenties and Lettermacaward areas where a fault has left almost 800 customers without power.
ESB Networks says it is working restore power as quickly as possible but it could be 2pm before all power is restored.
The county bore the brunt of last’s storm. Gusts of up to 120km/h were recorded at Malin Head last night with 119km/h recorded at Finner.
Met Éireann says this morning will be windy but the strong and gusty westerly winds will decrease fresh to strong later.
It will be bright with some sunny spells and scattered showers at first, but cloud will increase with rain spreading from the west this afternoon. Top temperatures of 8 or 9 degrees.
Tonight will be wet and windy with strong and gusty west to southwest winds. Rain will become widespread and heavy. Lowest temperatures will stay around 6 or 7 degrees.
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