Don’t shelve the wellies yet – 8 county weather warning issued


Another bout of bad weather is set to impact a number of counties today, as a status yellow weather warning is in place. 

According to Met Éireann, a band of very strong winds is set to impact the centre of the country, as a deepening depression spanning fom Galway to Dublin is expected.

This will affect coastal counties of the southwest, south and possibly parts of the east coast later. 

Southwest to west winds are expected to increase to mean speed of 50 to 65km/h, with gusts of 90 to 110km/h this afternoon in coastal counties of the southwest and south.

More severe winds will possibly transfer to parts of the east coast later this evening or early tonight.

Winds will be at their strongest in exposed coastal areas.

The wind warning is in place for Dublin, Wexford, Wicklow, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford.

The warning will in in effect from this morning until midnight.