Up to 50mm of rain & gusts of 120km/hr


Met Éireann has issued a number of warnings as severe winds and heavy rain sweep across the country due to Storm Deirdre.

Up to 50mm of rain & gusts of 120km/hr

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Met Éireann has issued a number of warnings as severe winds and heavy rain sweep across the country due to Storm Deirdre.

Severe winds and heavy rain have swept across the country, due to Storm Deirdre, with a number of warnings issued by Met Éireann.

A Status Orange - Wind Warning is in place for Cork; Donegal; Waterford and Wexford until 10pm tonight.

Met Éireann has warned that west to north-west winds mean speeds will range between 55 to 70 km/hr, with gusts to 120 km/hr for a time in the early evening; strongest in coastal areas.

Meanwhile a Status Yellow - Wind Warning has been issued for Carlow; Cavan; Dublin; Kildare; Kilkenny; Laois; Longford; Louth; Meath; Monaghan; Offaly; Westmeath and Wicklow.

Southeast winds will veer west to northwest later this and evening, with mean speeds between 55 to 65 km/hr and gusts to 110 km/hr; this is valid until 10pm.

Rainfall

Heavy rainfall will lead to accumulations of 30 to 50mm with some mountainous areas exceeding these limit; this Status Yellow - Rainfall warning is in place for the entire country until 23:58.

Connacht; Clare; Kerry; Limerick and Tipperary are under a Status Yellow - Wind Warning. In place until 7pm this evening, West to northwest winds will give mean speeds of 55 to 65 km/hr, with gusts to 110 km/hr for a time.

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