Laois County Council and An Garda Siochana Crisis Management Team wish to strongly advise that all members of the public should remain indoors. Under no circumstances should anybody leave their property or travel on the roads.
Please be advised if you require the assistance of the emergency services please dial 999. The local number for the Severe Weather Communication Centre is 1890837273. Emergency shelter is available on request.
Further updates will issue providing information on the current situation.