Kildare County Council response team on standby for Storm Erik

High winds due tomorrow

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Kildare County Council response team on standby for Storm Erik

Storm Erik on the way

Kildare County Council is on standby due to the status yellow weather warning issued by Met Eireann for tomorrow.

It is forecasting high winds on Friday with storm force winds possible along parts of the coast.

"Kildare County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team met to consider any impacts of the expected high winds. Response teams including roads, water, fire, civil defence were put on standby," said the council.

"Motorists are urged to exercise caution on all roads when driving. The council request the public to check on vulnerable neighbours to ensure their safety."


Further updates will be published on the council website, Facebook and Twitter and members of the public can sign up for free alerts on www.mapalerter.com

For more information about being prepared for adverse weather conditions, click here

Kildare County Council Contact information
 During office hours - 045 980200
 Out of hours - 1890 500 333
 Homeless out of hours – 1800 804 307