Dublin: In connection with the impending hurricane "Ofelia", the Irish authorities decided to close all schools, colleges and other educational institutions on Monday, October 16.
This decision was made the day before by the government task force on emergency planning. In addition, the movement of school buses has been canceled.
Also, the Coast Guard asks local residents and tourists to avoid walking on the west coast of the Irish Sea, where the "Ophelia" is approaching. For security reasons, the authorities ask local residents to neutralize all items that, during a strong wind, can become "flying bombs" - urns, furniture. The inhabitants of the county of Carrie should be especially sharp.
According to weather forecasters, now the hurricane "Ofelia" is moving at a speed of 139 km / hour.