Two weather warnings issued across six counties
Cork and Kerry are set to get it the worst.
Met Éireann has this afternoon issued two weather warnings, covering a total of six counties.
Coming into effect at 9am tomorrow morning (Saturday 20 June), there is a status yellow wind warning for Cork, Kerry, Clare, Galway and Mayo. The warning advises that that "in coastal areas and on exposed hills and mountains, southerly winds will reach mean speeds of 45 to 60 km/hr with gusts of 80 to 100 km/hr."
The warning will remain in place until 8pm on Saturday.
The second warning, which will come into effect at 11am tomorrow, applies to Cork, Kerry and Waterford. The status yellow rain warning forecasts: "Spells of heavy rain with amounts of 25 to 35 mm and spot flooding. Reduced visibility and hazardous driving conditions."
The rain warning will remain in place until 11pm on Saturday.
Marine warnings have also been issued this afternoon, with one gale warning forecasting "southerly gales developing on Saturday morning on coasts from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Erris Head" and a small craft warning forecasting "southwest winds to occasionally reach force 6 this afternoon and evening on Irish Coasts from Carnsore Point to Dungarvan to Roches Point."