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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C
Leah Farrell/Rolling News A woman attempts to stay dry under her umbrella
Brace Yourself

Wet and windy day ahead with status orange rain warning issued for three counties

Spells of heavy wind and strong gusty winds are expected.

MET ÉIREANN HAS warned of potential flooding and issued a status orange rain warning for Waterford, Galway and Mayo.

Status yellow wind and rain warnings remain in place for a number of other counties.

Intense rainfall is expected in Waterford today between 12pm and 6pm, with Met Éireann warning of poor visibility and hazardous travelling conditions. 

The orange rain warning for Galway and Mayo is in place from 1pm to 5pm. 

A status yellow rain warning also remains in place for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wicklow, Wexford and Cork. 

Heavy rain is expected alongside strong and gusty winds in these counties where there is a warning of localised flooding, poor visibility and travel disruption.

The warning for these counties is in place from 9am this morning until 6pm tonight. 

The same status yellow rain warning is also in place in Donegal and Sligo from 11am until 8pm today.

On top of the rain, very strong winds are expected between 3pm to 7pm in Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow. Gusty southerly winds are particularly expected near coasts and on high ground.

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