Lightening in Portlaoise. Pic James Osborne
The ESB has warned of a significant amount of lightening and urged public to get in touch if their area is not already listed on its powercheck website.
There are already a number of power cuts being dealt with as a result of thunderstorms and lighteng in the midlands and the northwest of Ireland.
Status Orange -Thunder warning for Cavan, Monaghan,Donegal, Dublin,Carlow,Kilkenny,Laois, Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Westmeath, Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo, Cork,Tipperary Localized severe thunderstorm activity in these https://t.co/uJpQfl0sNY our PowerCheck app for real-time info pic.twitter.com/MwdTQLCMa4— ESB Networks (@ESBNetworks) June 1, 2018