Eyewitnesses in Ireland record waves, fallen trees and even part of Cork City Football Club's stadium roof collapsing.
Two people died as Tropical Storm Ophelia battered Ireland's southern coast on Monday (October 16), knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre (30-foot) waves.
Over 230,000 homes and businesses were without electricity with more outages expected and almost 150 flights from Ireland's two main airports at Dublin and Shannon were cancelled.
A woman in her 50s was killed by a tree falling on her car in the southeastern county of Waterford, police said.
A man in his 30s died while trying to clear a fallen tree in an incident involving a chainsaw.
In Cork, eyewitnesses recorded crashing waves, fallen trees and even part of Cork City Football Club's stadium roof collapsing.
The storm, downgraded from a hurricane overnight, was the worst to hit Ireland in half a century. It made landfall after 10:40 a.m. (0940 GMT), the Irish National Meteorological Service said, with winds as strong as 176 kph (110 mph) hitting the most southerly tip of the country.