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Met Éireann updates Donegal's status orange weather warning for Storm Gareth

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Met Éireann has updated a status orange weather warning for Storm Gareth.

The wind warning now covers Galway, Mayo, Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo.

A status yellow warning is in place for the rest of the country.

Westerly winds associated with storm Gareth will give mean speeds of 80km/h with severe and damaging gusts of 110 to over 130km/h. There is also the risk of coastal flooding due to high seas.

The updated warning is valid from 5pm  today until 9am tomorrow.