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19 Aug 2022

WEATHER ALERT: Possibility of flooding as Met Eireann issues weather warning for a dozen counties

ALERT: Possibility of flooding as Met Eireann issues weather warning for a dozen counties

Met Eireann issues weather warning for the weekend PIC WX Charts

Met Eireann is warning of hazardous conditions due to heavy rainfall and strong winds for Saturday afternoon and into Saturday night.

The forecaster has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for Laois, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Galway and Munster from 3pm on Saturday. 

According to Met Eireann, "heavy rain and strong winds will bring a risk of flooding and hazardous conditions."  The warning is valid from 3pm on Saturday until 11.30pm tomorrow night. 

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Coastal areas can expect east to southeast winds, becoming cyclonic variable, will reach gale force 8 or strong gale force 9 at times from Saturday afternoon, through Sunday night on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish Sea.

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