Met Éireann updates rain and wind warnings as grim weather takes hold 2 months ago

Met Éireann updates rain and wind warnings as grim weather takes hold

Status Yellow warnings have been issued for most counties in the Republic of Ireland.

Met Éireann has issued updated rain and wind warnings that apply to most of the Republic of Ireland.

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At the time of writing on Tuesday morning, a Status Yellow wind alert is currently in effect for Clare, Cork, Donegal, Galway, Kerry, Leitrim, Limerick, Mayo, Sligo and Waterford.

With "very strong and gusty southeast to south winds" highlighted, the warning is valid until 3pm on Tuesday.

From 10pm on Tuesday, another Status Yellow wind alert will take effect for the provinces of Connacht and Munster, as well as Donegal.

Once again forecasting very strong and gusty south to southeast winds, this warning will be in place until midday on Wednesday.

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On top of those, a Status Yellow rain warning has been issued for Carlow, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.

It will take effect from 11pm on Tuesday until 6pm on Wednesday.

"Heavy falls of rain, falling as sleet or snow in places for a time, with localised flooding and poor driving conditions," the warning states.

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