Met Eireann issues Status Yellow Wind Warning to go with Status Yellow Rainfall Warning

Winds will gusts between 90 and 100km/h and the rain will bring a risk of localised flooding

Offaly Express Reporter


Offaly Express Reporter



Met Eireann issues Status Yellow Wind Warning for strong winds for tomorrow

Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow Wind Warning for Leinster, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford.

The warning is in place from 8am until 6pm tomorrow.

Met Eireann is forecasting that southeast winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts between 90 and 100km/h. Winds will be strongest along southern areas at first but gradually extending to all parts of Leinster by late morning and afternoon.

A Status Yellow Rainfall Warning is already in place until 23.59pm on Wednesday. The Rainfall Warning is for Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford. It warns of a spell of rain tonight and tomorrow Wednesday which will lead to accumulations of 30 to 50mm with a risk of localized flooding. There is the potential for higher accumulations in mountainous areas.