Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow – Wind Warning for the entire country, with four counties being placed under an orange alert.
Westerly winds will reach mean speeds of 50-65km/hr and gusts of 90-100km; there is a risk of coastal flooding due to high seas along Atlantic coasts.
This is valid from 12pm tomorrow (Tuesday, March 12th) until 12pm on Wednesday (March 13th).
Status Orange – Wind Warning
A Status Orange – Wind Warning is in place for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.
As Storm Gareth approaches, westerly winds will reach means speeds of 65-75km/hr with damaging gusts reaching 110-130km/hr, Met Éireann has warned.
There is also a risk of coastal flooding, due to high speeds; this alert is effective from 12 tomorrow until 9am on Wednesday.
A Rainfall warning is in place for Mayo, Galway, Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Donegal, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick from 6pm this evening until 6am on Tuesday.
“Heavy rain followed by squally showers will lead to the risk of rainfall accumulations of around 25mm.”