Safety advice issued to all road users as Storm Diana hits

By Mark Keane

Met Eireann's Status Yellow national wind warning will stay in place until 6pm today due to winds associated with Storm Diana.

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking motorists to exercise caution as gale force winds will reach speeds of 55 to 65 km/h and gusts of 90 to 110 km/h today.

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Winds will reach speeds of 55 to 65 km/h

Motorists are advised to beware of objects being blown onto the road, falling debris and to expect the unexpected as vehicles may veer across the road as a result.

The RSA has recommended that pedestrians and cyclists take extra care as a sudden gust of wind could blow them into the path of oncoming vehicles.

For further updates on the national wind warning throughout the day, visit Met Eireann’s website here.  

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