Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

Flooding risk in Munster and west Connacht due to 'unseasonably wet and windy' weather

A Status Yellow rainfall warning is in place for Cork, Kerry, Clare, Waterford, Galway, and Mayo.

PARTS OF MUNSTER and west Connacht are at risk of flooding today as “unseasonably wet and windy” weather hits Ireland’s coastal regions.

Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for six counties effective from midnight tonight for 24 hours.

These counties are: Cork, Kerry, Clare, Waterford, Galway, and Mayo.

A Status Orange wind warning has also been issued for Cork, effective until midnight; and a Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for Waterford and Wexford, effective until 4pm today.

Met Éireann said that for counties with a rain warning, between 30mm and 50mm of rainfall is expected, with the possibility of some localised flooding.

Along south and south-west coasts, there will be gales and possibly “damaging” gusts.

Making a difference

A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article.

Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

Though the changeable weather is set to continue for the next few days, it’s expected to settle down from mid-week next week, Met Éireann said.

About the author:

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel