Updated Status Orange warning issued for three counties as heavy rain to continue 1 month ago

Updated Status Orange warning issued for three counties as heavy rain to continue

There are currently weather warnings in place for 10 counties.

Met Éireann has issued an updated Status Orange rain warning for Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.

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Issued on Wednesday (27 October), it is valid from 5.30pm to 8am on Thursday.

"Following recent heavy rain today, there will be additional significant accumulations of rainfall this evening (Wednesday) and overnight with flooding in places," the warning reads.

As it stands, Met Éireann has four weather warnings in place for Ireland, the three others being Status Yellow rain warnings.

The first Status Yellow warning applies to Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois and Tipperary and is valid from 7.53pm on Wednesday to 7am on Thursday.

The second is for Cork and is in effect from 3am on Wednesday to 3am the following morning.

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Meanwhile, the third warning applies to Kerry and is valid from 1am on Wednesday to 1am on Thursday.