Useful advice on equine safety as Ophelia approaches

The Irish Field has published useful advice on equine safety as Hurricane Ophelia approaches.

Met Eireann issued a status red alert across the country and published this statement this morning

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia is forecast to track up over western parts of Ireland during daytime today. Violent and destructive gusts of 120 to 150 km/h are forecast countrywide. These over Munster and south Leinster this morning, will extend quickly to the rest of the country this afternoon. Also heavy rain and storm surges along some coasts will result in flooding.

There is a danger to life and property.

The Irish Field has published an article offering useful advice on equine safety as Ophelia approaches.

You can track Hurricane Ophelia below:

For live updates on Hurricane Ophelia, keep an eye on these links:

ESB Networks expects extensive damage to the electricity infrastructure and you can check power outages at this link:

National Office is closed today and will, hopefully, reopen tomorrow.

Stay safe.

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