Man Filmed Swimming In Rough Sea During Hurricane Ophelia

Ireland has been battered by Hurricane Ophelia, with three reported fatalities, areas left without power and widespread destruction. The Met Office has issued a red weather warning with the ‘potential danger to life’ and the Gardaí have urged people to avoid travelling unless absolutely necessary.

 

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They also pushed out warnings to tell people to stay away from coastal areas, waterways, cliffs etc. It’s just common sense. Except there’s always one idiot who ignores all the warnings, isn’t there?

 

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Dozens of people took to social media to blast the ‘moron’ for his dangerous stunt and rightly so. People like this aren’t just putting their own lives at risk had it all gone wrong – and it so easily could have – and he needed to be rescued it would also be the life of someone from the Irish Coast Guard in danger.

 

Dozens of people took to social media to blast the 'moron' for his dangerous stunt and rightly so

 

The storm, which hit Ireland, has brought 80mph winds, grounding flights and knocking out power to around 360,000 according to the BBC.

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