A woman in Aglish, Co Waterford has been killed after being in a car which was hit with a tree fell during Storm Ophelia.
RTÉ confirmed just before lunchtime that there has been one death. The woman was in her 50s and died at the scene while another woman in her 70s was injured.
Tragic news, @damienrte reports on @TodaySOR that one person has died after a tree fell on a car in west Waterford #Ophelia
— RTÉ Radio 1 (@RTERadio1) October 16, 2017
Emergency services are still at the scene and people are being warned across the country to stay indoors for the rest of the day. Almost 130,000 people are now without power.