Met Éireann issues two new weather warnings affecting four counties 9 months ago

Met Éireann issues two new weather warnings affecting four counties

Wet and windy.

Met Éireann has issued two separate weather warnings affecting counties along the south and southeast of Ireland.

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A Status Yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Cork, Kerry and Waterford.

The warning comes into effect at 9pm on Thursday night and expires at 4pm on Friday afternoon.

Met Éireann said heavy rain on Thursday night and Friday may cause some river flooding and localised surface flooding.

There could be rainfall totals of between 30 to 40mm, but this may be even higher in mountainous regions.

Another Status Yellow wind warning was also issued for Cork, Kerry, Waterford and Wexford.

It comes into effect at 9pm on Thursday night and similarly expires at 4pm on Friday.

Met Éireann said there will strong southerly winds on Thursday night and Friday with mean speeds of 50 to 60km/h and gusts of 80 to 100km/h.

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The forecaster warned of the possibility of localised coastal flooding.

These warnings are in addition to an earlier warning issued by Met Éireann for three counties.