Post-Tropical Cyclone Ophelia Blasting Ireland, United Kingdom With Damaging Winds; Gusts Over 70 MPH Reported
Ophelia is hammering portions of Ireland and the western United Kingdom with damaging winds on Monday after transitioning from a hurricane into a powerful post-tropical cyclone over the weekend.
Wind gusts have topped 70 mph in several locations, including one gust to 109 mph on Fastnet Island off the southern coast of Ireland.
Here's a look at some of the top wind gust reports so far:
- Fastnet Island, Ireland: 109 mph
- Roches Point, Ireland: 97 mph
- Cork, Ireland: 77 mph
- St. Mary's Island, United Kingdom: 70 mph
- Waterford, Ireland: 61 mph
- Shannon, Ireland: 61 mph