Met Eireann

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    A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for more than half the country with heavy rain forecast to fall from tonight.

    The warning for all of Connacht, and counties Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan, Monaghan, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary is valid from 9pm tonight until noon tomorrow.

    Heavy rain will develop overnight leading to accumulations of 25-35 mm in places.

    Met Eireann says the rain may turn to snow for a time.

     

     

  • A status yellow rainfall warning remains in place today for five counties in the West & Northwest.

    Mayo, Galway, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal can expect persistent and occasionally heavy rain for the rest of today and into tonight (Thursday).

    Met Eireann says the highest rainfall will be in coastal areas and on hills and mountains, with a risk of localised flooding in places.

    The status yellow warning remains in place until midnight tonight.

  • Met Eireann has issued a status yellow snow and ice warning for the entire country for Monday and Tuesday.

    The warning comes into effect from midnight tonight until Tuesday night, with widespread wintry showers over the two days, with some snowfall accumulations especially in the west and north.

    Some disruption to travel is possible.

    Also, a status yellow wind warning remains in place until 12 noon tomorrow.

    Storm Ciara will continue to produce some very strong west to southwest winds over Ireland, with gusts of between 90 and 110 km/h - higher in Atlantic coastal areas.

     

  • A status yellow snow and ice warning has been issued for all of Connacht, Cavan and Donegal.

    Met Eireann is forecasting that wintry showers will bring some accumulations of snow, especially on high ground.

    The warning comes into effect at 6pm this evening and is valid until 11am on Monday morning.

  • A nationwide status yellow snow- ice warning has been extended until Sunday.

    Met Eireann now says the weather will continue to be very cold until Sunday with severe frost at night and ice on untreated surfaces. 

    Treacherous weather conditions are expected in parts of the country over the next few hours, with temperatures falling to as low as minus six degrees tonight in places, and minus 4 across Connacht.

     

    Among the lowest temperatures recorded at 6am this morning were minus 4 degrees at Mount Dillon in Roscommon and minus 2.7 in Gurteen.

    Heavy snow showers today have caused some difficulties for motorists, while the snow  caused some delays and diversions at Ireland West Airport Knock.

    Met Eireann says today will see the heaviest snowfall, while drier weather is on the way for tomorrow and Saturday, but remaining very cold with severe frost at night.

    Motorists are urged to be vigilant and adjust their driving to the conditions on the road.

  • A status yellow snow-ice warning has been issued for 10 counties.

    The warning will affect all of Connacht and counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford and Louth.

    It will come into effect from just after midnight and last until noon on Wednesday.

    Met Eireann says there will be icy patches, while hail and sleet will fall mainly on higher ground.

  • A status yellow snow-ice warning has been issued for Munster and Leinster.

    It also applies to counties Cavan, Monaghan, Galway and Roscommon.

    It's valid from 2 pm today until 8 am tomorrow morning.

    Met Eireann Forecaster Harm Luijkx says low temperatures will see rain turning to snow this afternoon.

  • Another status yellow snow-ice warning has been issued - this time for the 5 counties of Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal and Wicklow.

    The warning comes in to effect from 10 o'clock tonight until 11am tomorrow morning.

    Met Eireann says there will be icy conditions and wintry showers which could lead to some accumulations of snow.

     

  • A nationwide status yellow snow-ice warning has been issued for the rest of this week.

    Met Eireann says it will be very cold this week with scattered wintery showers - the worst of which are expected on Thursday.

    The snow-ice warning will be in effect from tomorrow morning until Saturday evening.

  • A Status Yellow Snow/Ice Warning is in place for the entire country until 12 noon today.

    Gardaí are reporting icy conditions in many areas this morning, particularly in parts of the west and north of the country.

    A yellow alert for snow and ice has been in place overnight, and is valid up until midday.

    Met Eireann is warning of snow showers in the southwest, west and north, while icy conditions are expected in all areas.

    Drivers are being warned it can take up to ten times longer to stop in snow or icy conditions.

  • A status yellow thunder warning has been issued for nine counties - including Roscommon, Sligo, Leitrim, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Louth & Meaty.

     Met Éireann predicts heavy thundery downpours this afternoon and evening, with a risk of localised flooding.

     The warning remains in place until 9pm tonight.

     

     

     

  • A belt of heavy rain is due to hit the country on Saturday, with high winds also likely.

    Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow weather alert for the entire country for Saturday and is warning of hazardous conditions resulting from heavy rain.

    Forecasters say the exact details of this incoming weather system are uncertain at the moment and they are advising people to listen out for any further warnings.

     

     

     

     

  • A status Yellow Wind and Rain warning is in place at present across Connaught counties.

    Both came into effect in the early hours of this morning.

    Southeasterly winds are expected to reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110km/hr. Gusts will exceed these values in exposed coastal areas and on higher ground, especially in the southwest.

    A Status Yellow rainfall warning has been issued for 13 counties nationally, including counties Mayo and Galway.

    The warnings will remain in place until 6pm this evening.

    Heavy rain is expected to lead to accumulations of around 25 to 40mm - but forecasters warned it may exceed these limits in mountainous areas.

    While no problems with flooding has been reported across the county so far this morning, Mayo County Council is advising motorists of possible flooding along the R-313 Belmullet Blacksod road due to winds and high tides of up to 5.5m and possible flooding may occur on Shore road, School road and Bridge road in Belmullet due to the weather

    Residents and motorists along these roads are advised to take due caution.

  • Status yellow wind and rainfall warnings are in place for Connacht today.

    Met Eireann is warning of winds gusting up to 100 km/h from lunchtime today, and winds may exceed these speeds in coastal areas.

    The wind warning is in place until 4am tomorrow morning.

    A yellow rainfall warning is also in place for Connacht and a number of other counties, with heavy rain tonight leading to accumulations of 25 to 40 mm, with flooding possible.

    The warning is valid from 7pm this evening until 7am tomorrow morning.

     

     

     

  • Status yellow wind and rainfall warnings have been issued for the entire country for Saturday and Sunday, as Storm Ciara approaches.

    Southerly winds will strengthen during Saturday with gusts of between 90 and 110 km/hour.

    On Sunday, Storm Ciara will produce very strong winds with a risk of damaging gusts.

    Met Eireann says that, over the weekend, the combination of Spring Tides and high seas as well as stormy conditions will result in an elevated risk of coastal flooding especially along  western, northwestern and southern coasts.

    There's also a status yellow rainfall warning from 12 noon Saturday until 3pm Sunday.

    Met Eireann says a spell of heavy rain will spread eastwards across the country on Saturday with 20-40mm expected, highest in the west and northwest.

    Another spell of heavy rain on Sunday will clear to squally wintry showers, with  another 20-40mm likely, wtih a risk of localised flooding - especially in the West.

  • Met Eireann has issued status yellow wind and rainfall warnings for Mayo, ahead of a very wet and windy day tomorrow.

    A status yellow rainfall warning applies to Mayo, Galway and 11 other counties in the east and south, with heavy rain leading to accumulations of between 25 and 4 mm - possibly more in mountainous areas.

    That warning applies from 6am to 6pm tomorrow.

    And a status yellow wind warning is in place for Connacht and Munster, with southeasterly winds gusting to between 90 and 110 km/h tomorrow - possibly higher in coastal areas.

    The wind warning applies from 4am to 3pm tomorrow.

     

     

  • Met Eireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for four counties for this evening and tonight.

    The forecaster says northwesterly winds will strengthen with gusts of up to 100 kilometres possible in Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal - strongest near coasts.

    The warning is valid from 5pm this evening until 6am tomorrow morning.

     

     

     

  • Eight coastal counties are on alert this morning as strong winds hit the country.

    Four status yellow warnings are in place, with Met Eireann predicting gusts of 110 kilometres per hour, as well as coastal flooding.

    The affected counties are Mayo, Galway, Donegal, Kerry, Cork, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.

  • A Status Yellow Wind Warning is in place across County Mayo this morning and will remain in place until 6pm this evening.

    Met Eireann say there will be Mean speeds of 50 to 65 km/hr with gusts of 90-100km/h.

  • Gusts could reach more than 110 kilometres an hour in parts of the region this afternoon.

    Met Eireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for counties Mayo, Galway, Leitrim, Donegal, Sligo and Clare.

    Forecaster Joanna Donnelly says the alert is in effect until seven o'clock this evening.