Status Orange weather warning issued for four counties 2 months ago

Status Orange weather warning issued for four counties

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A Status Orange weather warning has been issued for four counties in Ireland.

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The rainfall warning was issued for Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford, and was issued on Monday morning.

It will come into place from 7pm on Monday night and will last until 9pm the following day.

Met Éireann warned that "very heavy rain" on Monday night and Tuesday will likely cause further river flooding and surface water flooding.

Rainfall totals of 50 to 80mm are expected, while it will be higher in mountainous regions.

As well as this, a Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo and the entirety of Munster.

The warning comes into effect at 9pm on Monday night and remains in place until 6am on Tuesday morning.

Met Éireann said southerly winds will reach mean wind speeds of 50 to 65km/h, with gusts of 90 to 110km/h, possibly higher on exposed coasts.

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Another Status Yellow rainfall warning has also been issued for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford and the entirety of Munster and Connacht.

The warning comes into effect at midnight tonight and remains in place until midnight on Tuesday with "strong southerly winds" expected.

Since then, another wind warning was issued for all of Leinster, Munster, Donegal, Galway and Mayo.

This will come into place at 8am on Tuesday morning and will last until 6pm that evening.