Dublin set for further battering as storms Hector, Octavia, Tali and Winifred expected

The wet and windy weather isn't leaving anytime soon.

We could be set for a further battering, as Ireland prepares to braces itself for even more storms in the coming months - writes dublinlive.ie.

While we've managed to endure Ophelia and Brian, we can expect Hector, Octavia, Tali and Winifred sooner rather than later.

A series of storms are expected to batter the coastline leaving a trail of destruction in their wake.

Monday’s weather with gusts of up to 80mph did not make the alphabetical list of storms here as hurricanes have different warning systems.

Ophelia followed Hurricane Nate, while Hurricane Phillipe has already passed through the US and parts of Europe.

Names for Irish and UK storms are chosen by forecasters in Met Eireann and the Met Office.

The criteria for a storm being named are: “A wind storm with potential for significant land-based impact has been forecast. A severe wind event giving rise to status Orange or status Red weather warnings.”

The list alternates between the genders and this order will change each year.

The letters Q, U, X, Y and Z are not used to comply with international storm naming conventions.

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