Met Éireann issues two new weather warnings affecting six counties 4 months ago

Met Éireann issues two new weather warnings affecting six counties

At least they're not thunderstorm warnings.

Two Status Yellow weather warnings have been issued by Met Éireann, affecting six counties.

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The first is a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Clare, Cork, Galway, Kerry, Mayo and Waterford and will be in place from midnight on Wednesday to midnight on Thursday.

During this time, Met Éireann says there will be rainfall amounts of 30 to 50mm, along with some localised flooding in affected counties, with mountainous areas set to see the highest totals of rainfall.

On top of this, Met Éireann has also issued a Status Yellow wind warning for Cork and Kerry that will be valid for the same 24-hour period.

According to the forecaster, southerly - later veering westerly - winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts of 80 to 110 km/h.

Higher gusts are also possible in coastal areas of Cork and Kerry.

Before then, Wednesday will see mostly sunny spells with a fair amount of dry weather across Connacht and much of Leinster.

That said, scattered showers will develop mainly in Ulster, Munster and south Leinster as temperatures range from 13 to 17 degrees.

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