Power restored to 50000 homes as ESB continue to repair Storm Doris

first_imgPower restored to 50,000 homes as ESB continue to repair Storm Doris damage 3,000 homes are still without power as Met Éireann has warned that the weather will remain very changeable into next week. Calm after Storm Doris this morning in Dun Laoghaire Source: John CoveneyThe majority of ESB customers who had their power cut off by Storm Doris should have their supply reconnected by now, but there are some 3,000 homes still without electricity.Over 50,000 homes have had their power restored  after the storm caused serious damage on Wednesday night, as well as traffic disruptions Thursday morning. https://jrnl.ie/3255832 Source: ESB Networks/Twitter Early indications suggest that the early days of next week will be cold and changeable, with rain or wintry showers at times. Cold and frosty at night too, with some icy patches in places.Updated at 1pmRead: Looking for a job? The Defence Forces are recruiting >Read: On Brussels trip, Kenny says Brexit deal should include provision for united Ireland > Source: ESB PowercheckMet Éireann has warned that weather will remain very changeable in the coming days and into the early days of next week.Outbreaks of rain and drizzle in the west will spread to the rest of the country by this afternoon, with the rain turning persistent over Ulster.There’ll be heavy rain and wind overnight, mostly in the west. Then on Saturday, according to the latest forecast, it will be wet and windy all morning “and into the afternoon with strong and gusty southerly winds and rain in all areas, heavy at times”.Brighter, less windy conditions with sunny spells will follow eastwards later in the afternoon and early evening.The night will be cold, and Sunday will be windy and mostly cloudy again – with strong winds in some areas by the afternoon. The North Bull Wall in Dublin Source: Sam BoalSunday night will see sub-zero temperatures, and heading into next week: 24,785 Views Share34 Tweet Email Our crews are working hard to get everyone back as quickly and safely as possible here are some pics from the ongoing repairs #stormdoris pic.twitter.com/VORfzQDixq— ESB Networks (@ESBNetworks) February 24, 2017center_img 18 Comments By Daragh Brophy The ESB say they’re working hard to restore power to the remaining houses without power caused by 610 separate faults located in the following areas: Julianstown, Drogheda, Navan, Balbriggan, Swords, Ashbourne, Mulhuddart, Arigna, Carrick on Shannon, Mohil, Ballaghadereen and parts of Castlebar, Tuam, Cavan, Longford and Sligo. Friday 24 Feb 2017, 1:30 PM Feb 24th 2017, 1:30 PM Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more