Rain and wind warnings in place for Clare, Kerry, Limerick and West Cork

Rain And Wind Warnings In Place For Clare, Kerry, Limerick And West Cork
The forecaster is warning of the potential for strong winds and spot flooding. Photo: PA
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Kenneth Fox

Status yellow wind and rain warnings have been issued for the south-west of the country.

Met Éireann says a rain alert will be in place for Clare, Kerry and Limerick until 6am tomorrow.


While there will be a wind warning from 11pm tonight for the same counties, along with what Met Éireann calls West Cork.

The forecaster is warning of the potential for strong winds and spot flooding.

Thursday will be cool and breezy with sunny spells and widespread blustery showers.

Some will be heavy and prolonged and may cause spot flooding, particularly in the southwest, with isolated hail showers and thunderstorms also.

Moderate to fresh and gusty southerly winds, veering westerly, will be strong at times in the west and southwest, with high seas also along Atlantic coasts. Highest temperatures of 6 to 10 degrees.


Friday will bring plenty of sunshine and scattered showers, mainly in the west and northwest at first and moving further east in the afternoon.

Highest temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees with light to moderate west to northwest winds, occasionally increasing fresh and gusty.

Frost and fog will clear Saturday morning, and it will be dry and sunny for a time.

Rain will develop in the southwest around lunchtime and will extend across Munster in the afternoon and evening. Other areas will stay dry but increasingly cloudy. Highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees in a light to moderate easterly wind, freshening in the southwest.

Rain and showers will continue on Sunday morning and afternoon, clearing eastwards by the evening leaving largely dry conditions with just isolated showers.

Highest temperatures of 7 to 13 degrees, coolest in Ulster, with mostly moderate variable winds however a spell of strong winds is possible in the south.

Met Éireann says overall our weather will stay unsettled with further spells of rain or showers.

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