Gusts of up to 110km/h are likely in counties Galway and Mayo overnight as Met Éireann issues a Status Yellow wind warning.

South to southwest winds, veering west to southwest, are forecast to reach speeds of between 45km/h and 65km/h, with gusts of between 90km/h to 110km/h possible.

The winds will be strongest in the west.

The warning came into effect at 4pm this afternoon and lasts until 8am tomorrow.