Dozens of warnings and alerts have been issued across large parts of the country, with high winds and some localised flooding expected. This indicates that flooding is expected, and that "immediate action" is required.
The yellow warning has been adjusted to bring the northern boundary southwards, and to combine with the warning previously in force for Wednesday. Some western coastal areas could see gusts of 80mph.
"The risk is mainly to low lying and coastal properties, and forecast to be a similar event to that we saw in January 2014". Indeed, several people took to Twitter to share videos and pictures of flooding in and around the Galway area.
"Land, roads and some properties could flood and there could be travel disruption".
However, late afternoon, weather officials issued a second amber wind warning.
Britain is braced for a wet and windy start to 2018, with two weather warnings issued for this week about wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour (mph), or some 129 kilometres per hour (kph), as Storm Eleanor approaches. This is in effect from 7.30pm until 4am tomorrow.
Seven dead as JeM militants storm CRPF camp in Lethpora
Four jawans have been martyred and three terrorists were killed in the fidayeen attack on the CRPF camp in Jammu and Kashmir. Two militants were killed and reports said one more is in the building that was being hit by heavy weapons.
The Met Office said the storm, part of an unsettled low-pressure system, will hit the United Kingdom tonight, and continue to rage on Wednesday, bringing snow across higher ground and rain for the rest of us, as well as gales.
Storm Eleanor is the fifth named storm to hit the United Kingdom this winter.
No one has a right to raise a hand against someone, at least not the Congress culture. "I apologise", she told reporters. During the argument, the MLA slapped the woman constable, and the lady immediately slapped her back.
Hatch's retirement opens the door for Republican Mitt Romney to run for his seat, as has been rumoured in recent weeks. Many have speculated that former presidential candidate Mitt Romney may be interested in running for this Senate seat.
China's manufacturing sector continued to expand in December, pointing to economic resilience in the country's factory sector. China's slowdown means that for the rest of Asia, the pace of rate increases is unlikely to match that of the U.S.
The No. 4-seeded Saints (11-5) will host the No. 5 Panthers (11-5) in the first round next Sunday at 4:40 p.m. New Orleans Saints running backs Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara have combined to have outstanding seasons.
In a nutshell: In their first meeting with the Dolphins two weeks ago, a fast start on offense helped carry the Bills to victory. Unsportsmanlike conduct penalties were called against both teams. -Tyrod Taylor went 19-27 for 204 yards and a touchdown.
Yes the cold hasn't gone anywhere, and from looking into the forecast , the chill will not go away for the the foreseeable future. People throughout Green Country are dealing with a blast of cold air right now and it's going to get colder Saturday night.
People around the world are celebrating and congratulating New Year by sending magazines to each other. To welcome the new year in Mumbai, the city's historic buildings are decorated with colorful lights.
After winning the coin toss, Utah State's offense struggled and Eberle took the field to bail his team out. Both teams came into the matchup with 6-6 records and it certainly showed in the way both teams played.
LGD unveils 88-inch 8K OLED display
LG Display has showcased a new 88-inch OLED display with an 8K resolution, ahead of the upcoming CES 2018 show in Las Vegas. This not only includes televisions panels, but OLED panels for smartphones as well.
Daughter of police victim dies from brain damage
Erica Garner , who became a well-known activist after her father, Eric Garner , died in police custody, has died at the age of 27. With former president Obama, Garner criticized his reactions to her father's death and the slow pace of the DOJ investigation.
Kevin and Jesus blow to Man City
In Wenger's record 811th game in charge, James McClean deflected in Alexis Sanchez's 83rd-minute free kick to put Arsenal ahead. Referees have to protect. "Gabriel will be out for a little bit more than one month", Guardiola said.
OSU Takes Win At Camping World Bowl Over Virginia Tech
For nearly the entire first half Thursday night, Virginia Tech looked like it had almost everything under control. James Washington caught five passes for 126 yards, making him the career receiving yards leader at Oklahoma State.
Forecast: It's Cold, And It Will Stay Cold For Some Time
If you plan on heading out for end of year festivities, make sure to dress appropriately for the cold and bundle up. Another push of bitterly cold air will move into Wisconsin Friday night and linger through New Year's Day Monday .
40 killed in ISIL-claimed attack in Kabul
Ten people were also killed in a suicide bomb attack near the compound of Afghanistan's intelligence agency in Kabul on Monday. A local Shiite leader said one of the bombers was sitting unnoticed among the participants when he detonated his device.