Thousands left without power after thunder and lightning hits Limerick

CREWS from ESB Networks are working to restore electricity to thousands of customers across Limerick after lightning resulted in a number of outages this Wednesday night.

There were widespread reports of thunder and lightning across the county on social media between 7.30pm and 8pm - writes limerickleader.ie

There were also some reports of torrential rainfall around the same time.

ESB Networks says its dealing with a number of faults in areas including Patrickswell, Clarina, Bruff, Lough Gur, Kildimo, Athea and Caherconlish.

The single biggest fault is located near Meanus where more than 1,500 customers are without power.

According to ESB Networks’ Powercheck App, it is hoped that supply can be supplied in all areas by midnight.

Meanwhile, two status yellow weather alerts which have been issued by Met Éireann remain in effect.

One warns of snow/ice while the second warns of strong winds.

Read also more news of Dublin on our site.

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