Irish weather forecast: Winter officially arrives in Ireland as snow falls after Met Eireann warning
Met Eireann confirmed that the rain will turn to sleet and snow in places , so it'd be a good time to take the winter woolies out.AA Roadwatch has said that snow is affecting part of the M7 between J15 Ballybrittas in Co Laois and J14 Monastrevin in Kildare.There are also reports of spot flooding near the M7/M7 merge near Naas in Co Kildare.Motorists are advised to slow down and allow space between the vehicle in front.Weather chiefs also warned that the mercury will drop below freezing tonight, which could cause build-ups of snow and sleet to freeze in places.
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 .
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.”
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 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
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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.
“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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