Cork City lose their roof as Storm Ophelia strengthens grip on Ireland

Add five hours for Irish times

Add five hours for Irish times

Three people died when the ex-hurricane, the strongest storm to hit Ireland in nearly 60 years, battered the country yesterday. About 350,000 homes and business lost power, RTE reported, with that figure expected to rise. Another man in his 30s died while trying to clear a fallen tree in an incident involving a chainsaw.

Hundreds of roads were blocked by fallen trees, Hogan said.

Winds of more than 70mph (112km/h) and heavy rain are hitting parts of Scotland and northern England as remnants of Hurricane Ophelia continue to sweep across the UK.

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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. With this number of customers out - it is unprecedented it is going to be a number of days, 10 days, before 5% of customers get their power back.

Footage has now emerged of the moment the roof of Cork City's Derrynane Stand at Turners Cross stadium was damaged. The transport minister said it was not safe to drive.

The team, on course to win the League of Ireland, had been due to host Derry City on Tuesday evening. "At the same time, much of northwest Scotland has been removed".

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The Irish government said the storm was likely to be the worst since Hurricane Debbie, which killed 11 in Ireland in 1961.

Similar storms in the past have changed the shape of stretches of the Irish coastline, climatologists said.

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