A series of Status Yellow wind warnings are in place across the country.

Met Éireann has issued five different warnings, with gusts of up to 90 to 110 kilometres per hour forecast.

The forecaster has said higher gusts can be expected along coasts and exposed hills.

The first warning came into effect across Munster this morning and is place until 8pm this evening.

A second warning for counties Galway and Mayo came into effect at midday and is in place until 10pm.

A warning for counties Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Offaly, Wexford, Wicklow came into effect at 2pm and is in place until 11pm.

Two more warnings come into effect at 6pm, with a Status Yellow warning in effect for Cavan, Monaghan, Longford, Louth, Meath, Westmeath, Roscommon until 5am tomorrow.

A warning for Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo is due to lapse at 6am tomorrow.

The UK Met Office has also issued at Status Yellow wind warning for counties Antrim, Down and Derry.

It comes into effect just after midnight and will be in place until 10am tomorrow, with a warning that high winds may lead to some travel disruption.

Separately a Status Orange gale warning is in effect from Mizen Head to Loop Head to Rossan Point until 10pm.

Northwesterly gales or strong gales and occasionally reaching storm force 10 are forecast.