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Power to be fully restored today

There are still a number of premises in County Roscommon without power on Friday morning following Storm Ali but ESB Networks say all will be restored tonight.

68 customers in the Boyle area, 73 in the Arigna area and 42 in Castlerea are scheduled to be reconnected by 21.00 tonight.

28 in Ballaghaderreen are due back by 6pm.

38 customers in Gurteen are scheduled to have power back by 2pm today while 162 in Castlerea should be reconnecetd by 10pm tonight.

Meanwhile, the is still some uncertainty as to the path of Storm Bronagh on Sunday.

The Donegal Weather channel say the south of Ireland will be worst affected while other sources are predicting all of Ireland to be affected.

Better weather is forecast for next week with average temperatures.

Met Eireann weekend forecast for the region is as follows:

Very unsettled weather continuing up to and including Sunday next, but current indications suggest that it will become mainly dry and settled from Monday onwards. Temperatures will vary from day to day, but overall, it will be relatively cool, with below normal values.

Saturday night: Cloudy and wet, with rain becoming widespread, heavy in places. Minimum temperatures 6 to 10 Celsius, mildest in the south and southeast. Winds mostly moderate easterly, but becoming very windy along southern, western and some eastern coasts.

Sunday: Widespread rain at first, heavy in places, but brightening up gradually from the west during the morning, with sunny spells developing. A few scattered showers will occur, most of them in the north and northwest. Very windy for a time, especially in coastal areas, with fresh to strong and gusty northerly winds, but winds will ease gradually as the day progresses. Cold, with maximum temperatures of 10 to 13 Celsius, but a little milder in the southeast.



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