Rainfall and wind warnings issued

Rainfall and wind warnings issued

Met Eireann have issued a series of weather warnings as widespread rain and heavy winds are expected.

A wind warning has been issued for Atlantic coastal areas with south to southwest winds, gusting between 100 -110kmh expected.

West Munster, Connacht and Donegal have been issued with a Status Yellow rainfall warning with between 30-40mm expected.

A weather advisory warning is in place for Wexford, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Waterford, with strong winds, high tides and heavy rain bringing the risk of coastal flooding.

Overall a wet and windy day is expected, with strong to gale force winds bringing a risk of damage to exposed coastal areas and there is a risk of flooding at high tide.

Widespread, persistent rain is expected, with highest temperatures between 11-13 degrees.