Storm surge heading this way

Met Éireann has warned that another Atlantic storm depression will hit Ireland later today.

An Atlantic storm depression will hit Ireland later today

An Atlantic storm depression will hit Ireland later today

It has issued a status orange wind warning for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath, Cork, Kerry and Waterford, with gusts of up to 115km/h forecast.

Flooding can be expected along eastern and southern coasts.

A yellow wind warning has been issued for the rest of the country, with gusts of up to 100km/h expected and river flooding likely.

The warnings are valid from 3pm this afternoon until 9am tomorrow.

Yesterday, Arklow was hit with widespread  flooding that saw the South Green, Tinahask and Rockview Terrace areas closed off.

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Aerial shots of the flooding in the Midlands from the Irish Air Corps.

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