'Hard to Stand Up': Powerful Storm Winds Batter Irish Coast

Winds gusting up to 130 km/h (about 80 mph) were forecast along Ireland’s Atlantic coastline on December 7 as Storm Barra crossed the country.

Kieran Glynn recorded this footage of the stormy conditions are Roches Point in Cork. “Hard enough to even stand up,” he said.

Some 50,000 customers were without power in Ireland by the afternoon, news reports said. Credit: Kieran Glynn via Storyful

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