The best Twitter reactions as #Ophelia trends in Ireland

The best Twitter reactions as #Ophelia trends in Ireland

Met Éireann has confirmed that Ophelia is the most powerful hurricane to have ever been this far east in the Atlantic on record.

Ireland is preparing for disaster as many third level institutions have decided to close on Monday and Laois County Council issued advice ahead of the hurricane.

A school in Portlaoise will close on Monday and The Department of Education has extreme weather warning guidelines.

The Leinster Express will keep you up to date with all #Ophelia news as it comes in including information on the closure of any schools or weather updates.

Read the key public safety information message here.

In the meantime, as we search for news updates, Twitter is on fire with all kinds of tweets about Ophelia. Here are some of the best ones both funny and serious.

Read what to do if the power goes out during Hurrican Ophelia here.

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