Wind and Rain Warnings in Effect for Eight Counties

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Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow wind and rain warning for Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Waterford, Galway, Mayo, and Wexford, effective from 2 am until 11 pm. The forecast indicates strong and gusty southwest winds accompanied by heavy rain and thundery showers, posing potential risks of flooding, wave overtopping, and loose debris. These conditions may create challenging travel situations. Wind and Rain Warnings in Effect for Eight Counties

What You Need to Know:

  • Affected Counties: Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Waterford, Galway, Mayo, Wexford.
  • Warning Period: 2 am to 11 pm.
  • Expected Conditions: Strong and gusty southwest winds, heavy rain, thundery showers.
  • Possible Impacts: Flooding, wave overtopping, difficult travel conditions.

Additional Updates:

  • The Status Yellow wind and snow-ice warning for Donegal, Leitrim, and Sligo has been lifted.
  • A new Status Yellow wind warning is issued for Clare, Cork, Kerry, and Limerick from 11 pm tonight until 5 pm tomorrow, with strong and gusty winds expected, leading to wave overtopping and challenging road conditions.

Safety Tips:

  1. Check on Neighbors: Ensure vulnerable neighbors are safe and have necessary support.
  2. Charge Devices: Charge electronic devices in case of power outages.
  3. Flashlight Ready: Keep a flashlight handy for emergencies.

Eurostar Services Update:

  • Eurostar services in London are canceled due to heavy rain and strong winds. High-speed services between Ebbsfleet International and London St Pancras International are affected by tunnel flooding.

Northern Ireland Alert:

  • The UK Met Office issued a Yellow rain warning for Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Tyrone, and Derry, with heavy rain expected from 4 am to 11 am, possibly causing transport disruption.

Stay Informed: Stay tuned to local weather updates and follow safety guidelines. Check on vulnerable neighbors, keep devices charged, and have essentials ready. Your safety is priority.

Wind and Rain Warnings in Effect for Eight Counties

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