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Update - Road Safety Alert – RED Weather Warning Issued for Cork


Met Eireann has issued a status RED warning for very severe and destructive winds associated with storm Ellen tonight from 9pm – 12am for county Cork. The RSA is advising road users in the area affected not to make any non-essential journeys during the storm window. Road users are also advised to check local traffic and weather reports before setting out on a journey once the red warning has passed as storm damage could impact routes.  

This is an exceptional storm for August – people should take account of any Met Éireann weather warnings affecting their location.

For advice on severe weather driving tips, please see severe weather advice on the RSA website or check out the RSA Facebook and Twitter pages.

Please also see our severe weather warning videos created in collaboration with Teresa Mannion here. See advice with advice for driving on wet roads here.

For more weather updates, visit Met Eireann’s website: