Floods and gales forecast for tonight and tomorrow

Wicklow Weather have issued a flood and gale warning for tonight and tomorrow.

Winds increasing to to strong gale force tonight (Tuesday) along the western seaboard.

A secondary system will bring a more widespread wind field with gusts of 80kmh to 110kmh on Wednesday afternoon and evening with strongest gusts in Leinster, and east Munster.

Heavy rainfall will lead to localised flooding in Leinster and Munster. Rainfall accumulations and continued melt waters from our uplands could pose a flood risk downriver in areas of south Leinster.

People should avoid river systems and coastal areas.


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