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Ireland Spot flooding expected as Status Orange warning issued for Tipperary and Waterford

15:15  20 november  2019
15:15  20 november  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

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  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.

A Status Orange snow-ice warning has been extended until 12 midday tomorrow for Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford . Met Éireann has warned that widespread lying snow and ice will continue to lead to hazardous conditions.

Met Éireann has issued a status orange thunder warning for 16 counties. The forecaster has warned of potential torrential downpours and lightning A status yellow rainfall warning is in place for Leinster and Counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo, Cork, Limerick, Tipperary and

Rainfall levels are above normal for the past two weeks, the latest figures from Met Eireann, with more cold and wet weather expected in the coming days. © getty Rainfall levels are above normal for the past two weeks, the latest figures from Met Eireann, with more cold and wet weather expected in the coming days. A STATUS ORANGE rainfall warning has been issued for Tipperary and Waterford with a possibility of spot flooding.

Met Éireann issued the warning in addition to a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Cork, Kilkenny and Wexford. 

The Status Orange warning will be in place from 3pm today until 6pm tomorrow. 

a close up of a map © Met a ireann Met Éireann said: “Heavy rain during the period will cause spot flooding. Accumulations in excess of 50mm possible in some 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.

They predict between 25mm and 40mm of rain from noon today to noon tomorrow for Clare, Galway, Limerick, Mayo, Tipperary and Waterford . They say that flooding is possible in these counties and also in counties Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford and Wicklow where the rainfall warning extends from

A 24-hour status orange rainfall warning is in effect for Cork and Waterford , while status yellow Met Éireann says there is a risk of spot flooding , especially in southern parts of these counties. A separate Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for counties Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny

The Status Yellow warning for Cork, Kilkenny and Wexford is also in place from 3pm today until 6pm tomorrow. It’s expected there will be “spells of rain during the period with spot flooding likely,” Met Éireann said this morning. 

The forecaster said that there will also be “outbreaks of rain over much of the country” today and that rain will be heaviest over Munster and south and east Leinster. 

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