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Ireland Irish weather forecast: Status Yellow rain warning in place for five counties as south braces for deluge

09:53  20 november  2019
09:53  20 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Weather chiefs have warned of spot flooding with “spells of heavy rain at times”. A Met Eireann forecaster said:"Heavy downpours and spot flooding are expected in parts of Leinster during the day. "The rain looks set to become confined to the eastern half of the country during the afternoon with

Five counties have been hit with a Status Yellow rainfall warning as persistent rain batters parts of Ireland. Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for five counties as up to 50mm of rain will lash the south of Irish weather forecast : Status Yellow rainfall warning in place for .

a person in a wet city street at night: Pedestrians caught in the rain © Pic Stephen Collins/Collins Photos Pedestrians caught in the rain

The south and south south-east of Ireland is braced for a deluge of rain as a 36-hour warning was issued yesterday.

Met Eireann put counties Tipperary, Kilkenny, Wexford, Waterford and Cork under a Status Yellow alert until 12pm tomorrow.

It comes as up to 50mm of rain is expected to fall, which may lead to spot flooding in some areas.

A spokesman said: “From the early hours of Wednesday to noon on Thursday, spells of heavy rain at times will give amounts of 30mm to 50mm with a risk of spot flooding.”

  Irish weather forecast: Status Yellow rain warning in place for five counties as south braces for deluge © Getty Met Eireann is predicting a mostly cloudy day today with heavy showers and long spells of rain forecast for most parts.

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issues 36 hour Status Yellow rainfall warning for five counties

  Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issues 36 hour Status Yellow rainfall warning for five counties Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issues 36 hour Status Yellow rainfall warning for five counties as up to 50mm of rain will lash the south of the country.The alert covers counties Kilkenny, Wexford, Waterford, Cork and Tipperary and comes into effect at midnight on Wednesday.Mey Eireann says the caution will remain in place for 36 hours until 12pm on Thursday.A Met Eireann forecaster said: "From Wednesday night to noon on Thursday, spells of heavy rain at times will give amounts of 30mm to 50mm with a risk of spot flooding.

A status yellow rainfall warning is in place for five counties in Leinster and will remain in effect until tomorrow evening. Matthew Martin of Met Éireann said a low pressure system moving over the Irish Sea will feed into some heavy showers. "It's quite similar to the event we had on Monday of this week

Weather : Outbreaks of rain . Visibility: Moderate to poor in rain . Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Malin Head. Status yellow rain warning for five counties . Weather .

It will be slightly warmer than in recent days, with highs of 9C to 11C.

The spokesman said: “The rain will be heaviest over Munster and south Leinster with a risk of spot flooding.

“Moderate to fresh southerly winds becoming strong and gusty in coastal areas of Leinster.

  Irish weather forecast: Status Yellow rain warning in place for five counties as south braces for deluge © Getty “Further outbreaks of rain overnight, again heaviest over east Munster and south Leinster with the continuing risk of spot flooding.

"Staying windy too in moderate to fresh southeast winds. Lowest temperatures of 4C to 7C."

The warning will remain in place as we head into Thursday with scattered outbreaks of rain, some heavy and prolonged falls across the south and east.

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