Some 216,000 homes and businesses were still without electricity and 20,000 without running water in Ireland on Tuesday.
Three people have been killed as Hurricane Ophelia lashes Ireland, with a national emergency declared in the Republic of Ireland.
Reminiscent of a biblical apocalyptic scene, the sky above appeared to be in a sandstorm with a deep red sun piercing through.
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.
opical Storm Ophelia began to batter Ireland's southern coast on Monday, knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-metre waves.
Schools were closed Monday as Ireland braced for an "unprecedented storm", with authorities warning that violent winds.