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Storm Eleanor could put lives at risk as 80mph winds batter Britain

03 January 2018

A wind warning is in place for Dublin, Galway, Clare, Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Limerick and Tipperary.

Forecasters also say there is a "danger to life" from beach material being thrown up onto the coast.

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.

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The Environment Agency has warned that strong winds and high tides could bring coastal flooding until Thursday.

Power cuts and disruption to other services such as mobile phones may also occur, while injuries from flying debris are possible.

The fifth named storm of the season is bringing a "very windy" spell to the United Kingdom through this evening, the night and into Wednesday morning, according to forecasters. If you are in areas affected by the flood warnings please be prepared and where necessary take action to protect property, friends and family. "It could remain more unsettled in the south".

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"With Storm Dylan continuing to disrupt the nation, we are offering just evens for the wind speed to reach as high as 100mph in mainland United Kingdom this week, while we are not ruling snowfall in London", added Hill.

Police in North Yorkshire have warned drivers to be extra careful tonight and tomorrow.

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Storm Eleanor could put lives at risk as 80mph winds batter Britain