This is the moment the roof of a school in Ireland was ripped off by the force of Storm Ophelia’s winds.
The roof of Douglas Community School’s PE hall in Cork was ripped off by the wind.
Nearby Cork City’s stadium was also heavily damaged by the 70mph gusts and higher have been recorded as the ex-hurricane hit Ireland earlier today.
Cork City stadium pic.twitter.com/xFlW6wDyBi
— Liam Whelan (@liam11) October 16, 2017
And flights and ferries have been cancelled in parts of Scotland as Storm Ophelia approaches.
The Met Office has issued weather warnings over the tail end of the ex-hurricane.
Amber “be prepared” weather warnings covering Dumfries and Galloway, Lothian and Borders and Strathclyde warn of ” potential for injuries and danger to life” from flying debris and high waves as wind gusts up to 80mph are expected.
A yellow “be aware” warning is in place for Central, Tayside, Fife, the Highlands and Western Isles.