Met Éireann issues three weather warnings affecting 14 counties 2 months ago

Met Éireann issues three weather warnings affecting 14 counties

Wet and windy...

Met Éireann has issued three separate weather warnings affecting 14 counties across Ireland.

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All three warnings were issued on Saturday morning.

The first is a Status Yellow wind warning for Donegal, Mayo and Sligo which comes into effect at 6am on Sunday morning and is valid until 9pm on Sunday night.

Met Éireann warned of northwest winds strengthening on Sunday with mean wind speeds of 50 to 65 km/h and gusts of 90 to 100 km/h.

The second warning is a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Kildare, Laois, Longford, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

The warning is valid from 7am on Sunday morning until 11pm on Sunday night.

Met Éireann said there will be heavy and persistent rainfall across these counties with totals of 25 to 40mm expected and higher totals over mountainous areas.

This could cause some river flooding and also some surface flooding.

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The final warning is a Status Yellow wind warning for Galway, Clare and Kerry.

Met Éireann said it will bring northwest winds strengthening on Sunday with mean wind speeds of 50 to 65km/h and gusts of 90 to 100km/h.

It's valid from 12pm on Sunday until 10pm on Sunday night.