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Status Yellow

Wind and rain warnings in place for several counties

A number of weather warnings will be in place today and tomorrow.

LAST UPDATE | 30 Dec 2023

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STATUS YELLOW WEATHER warnings are in place for several counties in Ireland today.

A Status Yellow wind and rain warning for Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Waterford, Galway, Mayo and Wexford kicked in at 2am and will remain in place until 11pm today.

Southwest winds will be strong and gusty at times coupled with heavy rain and thundery showers.

Met Éireann has warned there could be surface flooding, high waves, loose debris, objects displaced and difficult travelling conditions.

A separate Status Yellow wind warning will be in place for Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick from 11pm today until 5pm tomorrow.

A Status Yellow wind and snow-ice warning was in place for Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo until 10am today. Rain turned to sleet or snow in some places this morning, especially on higher ground.

In Northern Ireland a Status Yellow rain warning was in place for Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Tyrone and Derry until 11am today.

Highest temperatures will range from six to nine degrees Celsius today with fresh to strong south or southwest winds. Temperatures will drop to two to six degrees tonight.

Full details of the above warnings, and additional marine warnings, can be read here.

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