Met Éireann issues two more weather warnings for this weekend 2 months ago

Met Éireann issues two more weather warnings for this weekend

Basically, windy and cold.

Met Éireann has issued a slew of weather warnings for this weekend ahead of what is set to be a wet, windy and cold few days.

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The first is a Status Yellow wind warning issued at noon on Friday for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Waterford.

The warning comes into effect at 9pm on Friday night and remains in place until 9am on Saturday morning.

Met Éireann said there will be strong southeasterly winds with mean speeds of 50 to 60 km/h and gusts of up to 90 km/h, which could bring a risk of coastal flooding.

Another Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford.

The warning comes into effect on Sunday morning at 6am and remains in force until 6pm on Sunday evening.

Met Éireann said it would be very windy on Sunday with a risk of severe gusts in parts of the west.

There will also be a risk of coastal flooding around high tide.

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These two warnings are in addition to the other two warnings issued by Met Éireann on Friday morning.

A Status Yellow snow and ice warning was issued for all of Connacht, all of Leinster, as well as Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal; the warning comes into effect at 2am on Saturday and will remain in place until noon on the same day.

A Status Yellow rainfall warning, meanwhile, was also issued for Cork, Kerry and Waterford, which comes into effect just after midnight on Friday and will be in effect until 12pm on Saturday.