Photograph: Noel Browne
The Prom in Tramore, Co Waterford has been closed to traffic until after Storm Callum subsides.
It’s due to high tides, heavy rainfall and storm surges in the area.
Flooding is likely and there’s a danger of flying debris overnight.
The road will be opened when the storm is over.
— Waterford Council (@WaterfordCounci) October 11, 2018
Emergency teams across the country are putting plans in place ahead of the arrival of Storm Callum this evening.
Met Eireann has issued an orange weather warning for Cork and Kerry from 10pm and other coastal counties including Waterford from midnight.
Gusts of up to 130 kilometres are predicted along with heavy rain.
Conditions are expected to be extreme during busy commuter hours in the morning and people are being advised there could be debris and fallen trees or branches on the roads.
Winds are expected to peak between 4.00am and 7.00am tomorrow.
Storm Callum looking ominous on the latest Sat Images. Gusts to 120km/h forecast at its peak between 4am and 7am in…