Met Éireann issues two weather warnings to 17 counties
Be careful out there.
Following on from weather warnings issued earlier today (Monday 6 January), Met Éireann has since issued two new weather warnings affecting over half the country.
Two separate status yellow wind warnings have now been issued, the first of which applies to Donegal, Galway and Mayo.
The warning description is as follows: "Southerly winds gradually veering westerly during Tuesday will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110km/h, strongest near coasts and about high ground."
The warning will take effect from 1am on Tuesday and will remain in place until 8pm on Tuesday evening.
The second status yellow wind warning applies to Dublin, Kildare, Longford, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Cavan, Monaghan, Leitrim, Roscommon and Sligo.
The warning for those counties is as follows: "Southerly winds gradually veering westerly will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 100km/h at times during Tuesday."
This warning kicks in at 6am on Tuesday and will also remain in place until 8pm on Tuesday evening.