Weekend washout as Status Yellow Wind and Rain warning issued by MET Eireann

MET Eireann have issued a Status Yellow Wind and Rain Warning for Saturday, motorists are being advised to slow down and keep their distance from the vehicle in front.

People are being warned to keep away from piers and clifftops.

The warning comes into effect at midnight tonight.

TODAY – FRIDAY 14TH DECEMBER

Today will be cloudy with patchy rain and drizzle becoming persistent from the west and turning heavy later. Winds will be moderate to fresh southeasterly and will increase strong as the day goes on. Temperatures this afternoon will be 7 to 9 degrees.

TONIGHT – FRIDAY 14TH DECEMBER

Tonight heavy rain will become widespread and strong southeasterly winds will reach gale force at the coasts. Temperatures will fall to between 4 and 6 degrees.

TOMORROW – SATURDAY 15TH DECEMBER

Tomorrow, Saturday, will be wet with local spot flooding as heavy rain continues through the day. Temperatures will range between 9 and 12 degrees. Strong southeast winds in the morning will become strong west to northwest winds in the afternoon, with the potential for damaging gusts in the north of the province later.

 

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