Two separate weather warnings are in effect in Ireland today
Two separate weather warnings are in effect in Ireland on Saturday as the west of the country gets the most of the wind and rain.
A Status Yellow wind warning is currently in place for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork and Kerry.
Met Éireann said that winds in coastal areas and on exposed hills and mountains will reach mean speeds of 45 to 60 km/hr with gusts of 80 to 100 km/hr.
The warning is in place until 8pm on Saturday evening.
A separate Status Yellow rainfall warning is also in place Cork, Kerry and Waterford.
Met Éireann said that from late morning onwards, these counties can expect spells of heavy rain with amounts of 25 to 35 mm falling, with the risk of spot flooding in some areas.
The warning is in place until 11pm on Saturday night.
It will be dry and bright for a time in the east and north of the country, but rain will gradually extend from the west across the country during the afternoon and evening.
Some heavy downpours are expected in many areas and these will likely bring some spot flooding.
It will be mild with top temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees.