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Incoming: Met Éireann has just issued a wind warning for the west...

So much for July.

SO MUCH FOR the summer…

Met Éireann has issued a wind warning for western and north-western counties.

West to southwest winds of 45 to 65km can be expected, with gusts of 90 to 110km.

It applies from midnight tonight until 9pm tomorrow – and the following counties are affected:

  • Donegal
  • Galway
  • Leitrim
  • Mayo 
  • Sligo 
  • Clare

And – just in case you think the rest of the country might escape unscathed, here’s the forecast for tomorrow:

Friday will start mainly dry with sunshine in eastern areas, but showers in the west will become widespread through the day.

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On the whole, it will be “a very windy day, with strong and gusty west to southwest winds”.

Weekend-wise, Saturday will be moderately breezy and showery with some sunny spells. Sunday will be wet for most of the morning and afternoon – although it should clear later.


As you were, Ireland.

Put the suncream away.

Read: The bizarre story of how Gaddafi almost bought a big chunk of Bank of Ireland

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