Videos Of Storm Agnes Are Haunting

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Kay Smythe News and Commentary Writer
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Storm Agnes made landfall in Ireland on Wednesday, bringing huge tides and absolutely terrifying weather conditions for residents, videos show.

Wind gusts hit 80 mph as Storm Agnes made landfall in Ireland, bringing down power lines and causing destruction, with forecasters warning the worst is still to come, according to Sky News. Mass flooding led to “dangerous building incidents” throughout entire counties, Cork City Fire Brigade stated, the outlet reported in another post.

In one compilation video shared by AccuWeather, you can clearly see a roof being blown off a building. The incident took place in Youghal Strand. At Hook Lighthouse in County Wexford, huge waves smashed into the coastline.

In the final clip, what appears to be a houseboat (we hope it’s a houseboat) is visibly swaying back and forth as it’s inundated with high winds and water. (RELATED: NWS Rolls Out New ‘Experimental’ Hazard Map That Could Save Your Life)

Some people made light of the situation, sharing photographs of their wheelie bins being blown down the road a bit. “I was sent to school in weather 20 times worse than that back in the day,” the user captioned the post, in part.

Satellite video of the storm from CIRA shows it appears to form into a hurricane right as she hits Ireland, and is anticipated to continue into Britain through the rest of the week.

A weather alert was put into effect across Britain for “a spell of strong and potentially disruptive winds.” The areas under alert included Northern Ireland, Scotland and all of Wales.