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IrelandIrish weather forecast: Met Eireann issues Status Yellow rainfall warning for 10 counties

22:15  18 july  2019
22:15  18 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issues Status Yellow rainfall warning for 10 counties © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited wind stock weather warning file image met eireann cold wet

Thundery downpours and flooding are in store for parts of Ireland on Friday.

Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning as up to 40mm is expected to fall in the north west.

Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Westmeath and all of Connacht have been hit with the caution. The warming will be valid for 12 hours, between 8am and 8pm.

A Met Eireann spokeswoman said: "Rain followed by heavy, possibly thundery downpours could lead to accumulations of 25 to 40 mm with the risk of localised flooding."

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Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issues Status Yellow rainfall warning for 10 counties © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Members of the public brave the rain in Dublin

The national forecaster is predicting widespread showers on Friday morning.

Some areas will be hit with thunderstorms in the afternoon which may lead to localized flooding.

However, parts of the south will experience brighter conditions with temperatures as high as 22C being forecast.

A forecaster said: "Rain will become widespread Friday morning. The rain heavy at times with some localised spot flooding and thundery downpours.

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issues Status Yellow rainfall warning for 10 counties © Met Eireann Rain is forecast for Ireland

"Brighter conditions with showers will follow into southern areas by afternoon and extend north eastwards through the course of the day.

"The showers will be heavy with further thunderstorms developing in many areas leading to localized flooding. Top temperatures of 18 to 22 degrees generally, but 16 or 17 degrees in the north and northwest.

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Irish weather forecast: Warm, dry weekend ahead with highs of 25C expected A band of high pressure will bring sunny spells and soaring temperatures this weekend . Meanwhile, we'll see highs of 22C today with sunny spells and scattered showers. © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited The clouds should begin to clear over the afternoon leaving a sunny day for parts of Ireland A Met Eireann forecaster said: "Mostly cloudy at first today with patchy rain or drizzle, which will clear eastwards this morning. "Brighter weather will follow from the west. Sunny spells and scattered showers this afternoon, mainly in Ulster and Connacht.

"Moderate southeasterly winds will veer southwesterly as the rain clears and increase fresh to strong and gusty over Munster and Leinster during the afternoon."

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Met Eireann is forecasting highs of 24C, with Munster and Leinster to see the best conditions . © Artur Widak/NurPhoto Crowd crossing the Ha'penny Bridge, as the Met Eireann issued the status yellow weather warning this morning for Dublin area and five other counties. On Wednesday, November 20, 2018, in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Connacht and Ulster will get scattered showers throughout the afternoon, and western counties are in for more persistent rain in the evening.

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