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Met Eireann issue highest level alert for tomorrow

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A very serious rain warning has been issued by Met Eireann
A very serious rain warning has been issued by Met Eireann

Met Eireann have issued the highest possible level of weather warning.

The Status Red warning, issued this morning, has been issued for Connacht, Donegal, Clare and Kerry.

It warns that from 6pm tonight there will be 'incessant' rainfall until 3am on Sunday in these areas.

They forecast 70mm in these areas, with higher ground expected to get much more.

Met Eireann have also issued two Orange warnings, the second highest level.

The first of these is for wind in Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo where gusts of up to 120kph are forecast from this morning until Saturday evening.

The second Orange warning is for rain in Cavan, Clare, Cork and Limerick where they too will have 'incessant' rain with up to 70mm forecast from tonight until the early hours of Sunday morning.

And the bad news doesn't end there. 

A Yellow warning has been issued about rainfall in Leinster, Monaghan, Tipperary and Waterford with up to 50mm due to fall tomorrow.

There is also a Yellow warning in place for wind in Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford with gusts of up to 100kph expected from this afternoon to tomorrow night.