IMAGES/VIDEO - Storm Xenja, Ireland (15 August 2012)

Foam washes up on Arklow beach in Wicklow on Wednesday evening. Image Yvette O Beirne

A selection of images and videos relating to Storm Xenja, which affected Ireland on 15 August 2012. Further information relating to the storm may be found here.  

Stratocumulus stratiformis undulatus over Co. Louth late on Tuesday evening as cloud moves in from the southwest. Image by @DundalkWeather  

EUMETSAT RGB satellite image at 8PM UTC Tuesday of the storm winding up to our southwest
Cape Clear, County Cork at 7:40 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Image Mary Cadogan

The storm clouds gather over Kilkenny at sunrise on Wednesday. Image Lil Dunne
Sunrise in Greystones, Co Wicklow on Wednesday morning. Image Seamus Crowley
Today's storm as seen from space at 09:15AM (10:15UTC). Source

MAIN STREET, Schull, Co Cork, on Wednesday morning

A flooded field in Blarney, County Cork., at 12.30PM on Wednesday. Image Cian Woods
EUMETSAT infrared image of the Storm at 12.30PM on Wednesday
The storm clouds gather over Mullingar, County Westmeath, at 1pm on Wednesday as Xenja pushes north. Image Elaine Reynolds
Only the southwest of the country is visible in this MODIS image of Ireland from space at 1pm.
Rosscarbery Pier, Co. Cork. Image by Trev Williams.

A chestnut tree branch fell across the n67 outside kilrush, near the local village of killimer, at 3.30PM. Image Paul Patrick Bannon
Newtown Cove, Tramore. Image Waterford Weather

Rough seas at Arklow, County Wicklow, on Wednesday afternoon. Image Yvette O Beirne.
The above image, which was widely circulated online and via social networks on Wednesday, has falsely been described as the approaching storm at Bary, Co Wicklow. The image originates from August 2011. It features a thunderstorm cell off Penascola Beach in Florida.
Garretstown Beach, near Kinsale at 5pm. Image Richard Bradfield image of Storm Xenja at 4PM GMT on Wednesday.

An EUMETSAT RGB airmass image, also taken at 4pm GMT.

River levels along the Blackwater in Fermoy, Co Cork, were also high at 4.30PM on Wednesday.
Tramore, County Waterford, at 4.30pm. TMT webcams page
Rosslare Harbour, County Wexford, at 4.35pm. TMT webcams page
Inchydoney, Co Cork, at 4.35pm. TMT webcams page
Not the best day for camping in Kerry! 
(*Warning: Contains strong language)

River levels rose significantly along the Suir at Clonmel, County Tipperary, on Wednesday afternoon. Image
This radar image from 4.45pm shows the heaviest of the rain over northern counties with heavy showers pushing northwest. The darker colours signify the highest rainfall rate. Source
A U.S. Government infrared satellite image of the Northern Hemisphere at 5.15pm on Wednesday, 15 August.
Large waves at Arklow beach on Wednesday evening. Image Yvette O Beirne
Rosslare Strand, County Wexford, at 7PM. Image @Croninal
Wild and windy at Hook lighthouse on Wednesday evening. Image Eimhear Collins
St Helens, near Rosslare, County Wexford, on Wednesday evening. Image Dec Roche

This infrared image from 7.30pm shows the storm system centred off the west coast as it begins to track NW.
Big seas in Courtown, Co. Wexford. Image c/o John Timmons.
Station reports for 6pm Tuesday to 6pm Wednesday.