It originally issued a yellow warning, but has now upgraded it to amber.
At 6pm on Tuesday, Met Eireann warned of increasingly strong winds and gusts that are battering the country.
Met Éireann predicted counties such as Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, South Galway, Clare, Limerick and Tipperary would be especially affected by the storm, which has been named Eleanor. West to southwest winds of mean speeds 65 to 80km/h, with damaging gusts of 110 to 130km/h.
"Local coastal flooding is also possible for parts of the north-east and north-west coast during Wednesday and Thursday".
Mega Millions jackpot rises to $343 million
Without a victor , both lottery games have fattened, with top prizes well above $300 million. Eastern Time and Powerball drawings are held Wednesday and Saturday evenings at 10:59 p.m.
Private doctors' strike hits OPDs in Karnataka
The doctors contend that the decision to replace the Medical Council of India with a new body will "cripple" the industry. The advisory has been issued to AIIMS, Safdarjung Hospital and other such central government-run hospitals.
Dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR, visibility zero
The Air Quality Index (AQI) at Delhi's Shadipur was recorded at 332, and Siri Fort at 388 - both in the "hazardous" category. Flights were stopped from taking off between 11 p.m. and 12 a.m.as visibility was nil.
The warning is valid from 4pm today (Tuesday) until 10pm tonight.
Andy Page, the Met Office's chief forecaster, said: 'The unsettled theme continues throughout this week, with further spells of rain moving across the United Kingdom from the west as many return to work on Tuesday and there will again be some snow over the high ground in Scotland.
You'll be scrambling for your anoraks come Wednesday with torrential downpours likely to follow the windy start to the first week of 2018.
In addition to this they are also forecasting for a band of rain to pass through Cumbria this evening and into Wednesday morning, which has the potential for some river levels to reach Flood Alert thresholds. There'll be further showers for Friday but the signal for the weekend is for somewhat drier conditions for a time.
We thought we would get the Crimson Tide and the Bulldogs back in December before Auburn spoiled that in claiming the SEC West. Whether you're talking about the playoff, the Sugar Bowl or Alabama's relationship with Clemson, the director of the Paul W.
Also, there was no guarantee that Northwestern wouldn't have marched down the field for a game-winning field goal attempt. No other member of the football team better represents the ideology of giving 100 percent than Stephen Johnson .
The State Department issued a statement Friday supporting the protests, referencing Tillerson's earlier comments. The strength of feeling appeared to catch the government off guard, but also rattled many reformists.
At least six people have died in a massive fire at a five-story apartment building near the Bronx Zoo in New York City . Firefighters work at the scene of an apartment fire in the Bronx, New York on Thursday.
In theory, that model leads to more drivers on the road looking for higher fares; thereby, dropping prices back down again. Uber prices are expected to be at their highest until 3am following the conclusion of New Year's Eve fireworks displays.
Police are now looking for 7-year-old Luluvioletta Mariposa Bandera-Magret and 14-year-old Lilianais Victoria Cake Griffith. Miles might be in route to Louisiana in a grey 2017 Hyundai Accent with Texas license plate number JGH9845, police said.
New Delhi says Mr Jadhav was kidnapped in Iran, where he had legitimate business interests, and brought to Pakistan. India has repeatedly emphasised the need for early release and repatriation of civilian prisoners.
Customs and Border Protection began the new year with a computer outage that caused long lines at several airports. Agents were still able to process passengers using an alternative system, albeit at a much slower rate.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that Fox is expected to be fired following the season finale in Minnesota on Sunday. The Vikings beat Dallas at home and then lost at New Orleans in overtime of the NFC Championship Game.
A couple of days and we'll all be correcting our instinctive datings to 2018, and Spring is a lot closer than you think. June 8th would still be considered spring even though it is a month more commonly associated with summer.
LG to unveil 88-inch 8K OLED display
With over 33 million pixels at their disposal, the TV would certainly provide users with plenty of resolution to enjoy. However, to ensure that LG remains ahead in the race, they continue to ramp up their OLED production capacity.
Buhari To Address Nigerians Jan 1
Last Friday, Mr Buhari announced the appointment of 1,467 board chairmen and members of some agencies and parastatals. He added: "However, complaint arose from some governors who felt they were not carried along in the process".
5 deputies shot, 1 fatally, in shooting near Denver
C-470 is shut down from Quebec Street to University and County Line Rd is closed from Colorado Blvd to University Boulevard. A source in the sheriff's office told KKTV that the situation is "not looking good for us" as deputies were shot at.
Helwan: Gunman launches deadly attack on Marmina Church
A suicide vest or explosive belt was found on the dead attacker, indicating a far more devastating atrocity was planned. A boy holds yellow tape surrounding the site in front of Mar Mina church, in Helwan, Cairo on December 29, 2017.
Moscow and Ankara sign S-400 loan deal
According to the Hurriyet daily, Ankara will pay part of the sum from its own funds and will contract a Russian loan for the rest. National Defense Minister of Turkey Nurettin Canikli confirmed the statement and added that the S-400 deal had been concluded.
CBFC wants the Padmavati title to be modified as Padmavat
As protests spread across various states, the film's December 1 release was deferred as it didn't have censor clearance. Other key changes in the movie are of the disclaimers, one of which is regarding not glorifying the practice of Sati.
Lok Sabha almost full for passage of Bill
Atul said that there is no contradiction in the bill. "The Bill itself has many problems which the government needs to look at". A Sampath (CPI-M) also demanded the Bill need to be referred to Standing Committee.