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Woman dies in Ireland as a result of Storm Ophelia: RTE
October 16, 2017 / 12:11 PM / a month ago

Woman dies in Ireland as a result of Storm Ophelia: RTE

DUBLIN (Reuters) - A woman has died in the southeast Irish county of Waterford on Monday after a tree fell on her car as a result of Tropical Storm Ophelia, national broadcaster RTE said, quoting the local council office.

A lighthouse is seen as storm Ophelia approaches South Stack in Anglesey, Wales, Britain, October 16, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble

RTE said the woman was the sole occupant of the car and was pronounced dead at the scene as the storm began to batter Ireland’s southern coast. A spokeswoman for the council could not immediately be reached for comment.

Reporting by Padraic Halpin; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg

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