Storm Erik hit Ireland's coast at 9am today, according to Met Eireann.
"The worst of the wind is really through from the early hours of Saturday morning, but taking a while to ease out through the course of Saturday daytime".
Elsewhere in the rest of the country, which will be under a yellow warning, southwest to west winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65 km/h with gusts of 80 to 110 km/h.
Storm Erik's gale-force presence has prompted weather warnings, with planes at London's Heathrow airport battling to land amid blustery conditions.
And even though some sunshine is also thought to be on the way for Sunday morning, the rain will continue through in the south. The showers will be most frequent in the west and north, with an ongoing risk of hail and thunder, but they will gradually become more isolated towards evening.
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Duke campus police have no criminal reports naming Fairfax, university spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said. Lisa Boothe said that "all three" of the state's top Democrats are "facing their own crises" this week.
The Clippers are planning to pursue several All-NBA-caliber players, including Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard . Harris was acquired by the Clippers last season in a trade with the Detroit Pistons centered on Blake Griffin .
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Several senators running for president in 2020 were also in the audience and they too maintained an uneasy silence. Those are seen as efforts to reassure allies anxious about shifts in US policy, including Trump's Syria plan.
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Fire at Flamengo training centre in Rio kills 10
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Australia and US seize largest ever meth shipment
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Ariana Grande Slams Grammys Producer: 'You're Lying About Me'
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Morning Rounds: Measles outbreak and vaccine safety
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