Status Yellow Rain Warning

  • Two separate status Yellow warnings have been issued by Met Eireann for western counties this afternoon.

    A status Yellow Wind warning comes into effect across counties Mayo, Galway, Donegal and Kerry from 3pm this afternoon with south to Southwest winds of 50 to 65 km/hr and  gusts 90 to 110 km/hr, strongest on exposed coasts and hills.

    The Wind Warning will remain in place until 11am tomorrow (Saturday).

    In addition a status Yellow Rainfall warnng also comes into effect from 3pm this afternoon for counties Mayo, Galway, Sligo and Donegal.

    Heavy rain is predicted with accumulations of 40-50mm over the period with localised flooding. At the coast, high seas and strong to gale force southerly winds will combine to give a risk of coastal flooding.

    The Rainfall warning over these counties remain in place until 3pm tomorrow afternoon (Sat)

  • Weather forecasters are warning of more flooding in parts of the region over the next 24 hours.

    A yellow rainfall warning is in place until tomorrow morning for all of Connacht, along with Longford, Donegal, Clare and Kerry.

    Met Eireann says heavy rainfall tonight and tonight could bring 25 to 40mm, and localised flooding is likely.

    It follows two storms over the past ten days, which also brought torrential rain, and lots of land is still saturated.

  • Met Éireann has extended a Status Yellow warning for rainfall to all counties this morning.

    Thundery downpours could lead to accumulations of between 25 and 40mm, with the risk of localised flooding.

    The alert remains in place until 3 o'clock tomorrow (Saturday) morning.

  • A status yellow rain warning has been issued for counties in the South and West of the country for this evening.

    This follows a status yellow wind warning that is already in place for Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Kerry.

    Met Éireann says these conditions will remain in place until tomorrow.

    Forecaster John Eagleton, says strong gusts and high seas are expected.

  • Heavy rainfall and spot flooding is on the way for some parts of the country today.

    Met Eireann has issued a status yellow rain warning that comes into effect from noon today until 9 o'clock tonight.

    It predicts heavy thundery downpours which will lead to high intensity rainfall with some localised spot flooding possible.

    The western half of the country and the Midlands, are said to be most at risk.

     

  • A status yellow rainfall warning has come in to effect for five counties in the West & Northwest.

    Mayo, Galway, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal will be hit with persistent and occasionally heavy rain for the rest of today and all day tomorrow.

    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 tomorrow night (Thursday).

     

     

     

  • The status yellow rainfall warning has been extended until tomorrow afternoon in counties Mayo, Galway and Donegal.

    Met Eireann says spells of persistent rain will continue this afternoon, tonight and tomorrow, with rainfall amounts of 25-35 mm in parts- mainly on high ground.

    The rainfall warning has been extended until 3pm tomorrow afternoon.

    The weather will stay unsettled over the weekend, according to forecasters, with further outbreaks of rain on Saturday and Sunday, and turning gradually cooler.

     

     

  • A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Galway,Mayo, Sligo and Donegal for tomorrow and Saturday.

    Met Eireann is warning of heavy rain, with accumulations of 40-50 mm with localised flooding, and the warning is valid from 3pm Friday until 3pm Saturday.

    At the coast, high seas and strong to gale force southerly winds will combine to give a risk of coastal flooding.

     

     

  • There is extensive flooding on roads this morning following very heavy rain over the last 24 hours.

    Up to 50 millimetres of rain is likely to fall in parts of Ireland today, causing more localised flooding.

    A yellow rainfall warning is place for Connacht and Donegal until 3 o'clock this afternoon.

    Forecasters are also warning of winds of up to 110 kilometres an hour today in Mayo, Galway, Donegal, and Kerry.

  • There's more rain on the way, with a status yellow rainfall warning issued for Connacht for tomorrow.

    Met Eireann has issued the warning for Connacht, Longford, Donegal, Clare and Kerry and is forecasting heavy rainfall through Wednesday and into tomorrow night, with 25 to 40mm expected.

    Localised flooding is likely, as ground is saturated at the moment and river levels are already elevated following recent heavy rainfall.

    The rainfall warning takes effect from 4am tomorrow morning until 4am Thursday morning.

  • 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.

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    It's a very wet and windy morning across the West, with a status yellow rainfall warning remaining in place until 2pm this afternoon, and a status yellow wind warning for western coastal counties until 3pm today.

    AA Roadwatch is advising motorists to slow down on wet roads, and leave plenty of space between your vehicle and the one in front.

    Motorists should also watch out for wind-blown debris on roads, and take extra care around pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists.

    Met Eireann is warning of southeasterly winds strengthening this morning with gusts of up to 110 km/h - winds will be strongest along exposed coasts where a few higher gusts are possible.

     

     

  • A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.

    Met Eireann is forecasting heavy rain and says there is a risk of localised flooding.

    The warning is valid from three o'clock tomorrow morning until three o'clock on Saturday morning.