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Ireland Status orange wind warning in place for west ahead of a day of cold, wintry weather

12:40  10 february  2020
12:40  10 february  2020 Source:   thejournal.ie

Dublin weather: As Storm Ciara barrels toward Ireland, Met Eireann predicts snow following two warnings for heavy rain and 110km/h gusts

  Dublin weather: As Storm Ciara barrels toward Ireland, Met Eireann predicts snow following two warnings for heavy rain and 110km/h gusts It's going to be quite a challenging few days on our shoresIt's also not looking good for the beginning of next week, because Met Eireann is warning that after the stormy conditions we can expect hail, sleet and snow in many parts of Ireland.

Met Éireann has issued a status orange wind warning for eight counties as result of Storm Atiyah. The storm will track between Iceland and Ireland The forecaster has also warned of the possibility of coastal flooding due to a combination of high seas and the storm surge. The warning will be in place

A status orange wind warning will be in place for counties Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo “There will be widespread wintry showers, starting from tonight across the country - the warning is for the “It will a very cold day and feeling even colder because of the strong westerly winds ,” she said.

People walking alone Salthill promenade in Co. Galway as Ireland and the UK brace for Storm Ciara. © Press Association People walking alone Salthill promenade in Co. Galway as Ireland and the UK brace for Storm Ciara.

A STATUS ORANGE wind warning is in place this morning for seven counties with the country preparing for a cold snap as Storm Ciara passes over Ireland. 

Met Éireann issued the warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry. It came into effect at 6am and will remain in place until 8pm this evening. 

Met Éireann said a combination of spring tides and high seas would create “a significant risk of coastal flooding”.

A Status Yellow wind warning for the rest of the country, meanwhile, is in place until 8pm. A status yellow snow/ice warning kicked in at midnight last night and will remain in place for 48 hours.

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The weekend sees westerly winds reasserting themselves, with weather systems coming in from the Atlantic, driven by a very strong jet stream. This is a fairly low risk. Otherwise, temperatures will remain near normal although there will be more of a chance of some cooler nights later in the month.

A Status Orange weather alert is in operation warning of exceptionally high seas, coastal damage and flooding across counties Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick. The warning is for the storm surge following Storm Eleanor which has cleared from Ireland and is moving

a close up of a map © Met a ireann

“Widespread wintry showers on Monday and Tuesday with some snowfall accumulations, especially in the west and north. Some disruption to travel is possible, particularly over higher routes,” Met Éireann said. 

The Road Safety Authority is advising road users to exercise extreme caution during the cold snap. 

An estimated 3,000 homes and businesses were without power last night as the ESB works to restore power this morning. 

Storm Ciara is forecast to bring westerly winds to coastal areas today with average speeds of 65km/h to 80km/h expected as well as gusts of up to 130km/h.

The National Parks & Wildlife Service has said the following locations are closed today due to the Status Orange wind warning:

Irish weather forecast: Thunder, 130km/h winds and flooding as Storm Ciara hits - and Met Eireann warn snow is on the way

  Irish weather forecast: Thunder, 130km/h winds and flooding as Storm Ciara hits - and Met Eireann warn snow is on the way A Status Orange weather warning is in force for the entire country from 5am this morning , and will remain in place until 12 noon.It reads: "On Sunday, Storm Ciara will produce very strong southwest winds with mean speeds of 65 to 80km/h and gusts generally up to 130km/h. "A combination of Spring Tides and high seas as well as stormy conditions will result in a significant risk of coastal flooding especially along western and northwestern coasts." Experts are also predicting some hail and even thunder today as Storm Ciara makes landfall. © Windy.com Storm Ciara at 9am this morning.

Yellow weather warnings for wind and rain remain in place across NI due to Storm Ciara. Northern Ireland Electricity said about 300 customers were Met Éireann said the "unsettled weather with strong winds and potentially stormy conditions" look "set to continue into the early days of next week

The weather warning will kick in at 9pm tonight. It will remain in place until 11am tomorrow morning. Wintry weekend ahead as snow-ice weather warning issued for 6 counties. Dec 13th 2019, 4:25 A Status Orange wind warning is in place for a number of counties on the west coast.

    Connemara National Park
  • Wild Nephin Ballycroy National Park
  • Derryclare Nature Reserve
  • Old Head Nature Reserve
  • Knochma Wood, near Tuam, Co. Galway
  • Laughil Wood, near Pontoon, Co. Mayo
  • Killarney House and Gardens, Co. Kerry
  • Muckross House, Co. Kerry

A combination of spring high tides, high seas and stormy conditions lead to coastal flooding yesterday, particularly along western and north-western coasts.

In Co Clare, flooding was reported in Inagh, Kilrush and Kilnamona while the flooding in Ennistimon is understood to be severe. 

Picture taken with permission from the twitter feed of @vickigregson of downed crushing a car in Wigan. Dozens of domestic and international flights have been cancelled as Storm Ciara is set to batter the UK and Ireland with heavy rain and winds of more than 80 miles per hour. © Press Association Picture taken with permission from the twitter feed of @vickigregson of downed crushing a car in Wigan. Dozens of domestic and international flights have been cancelled as Storm Ciara is set to batter the UK and Ireland with heavy rain and winds of more than 80 miles per hour.

In Limerick, there was flooding on the N69 between Robertstown and Foynes northbound and on the N22 at Clonkeen in Co Kerry. 

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issue Status Yellow snow and ice warning for Ireland after Storm Ciara

  Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issue Status Yellow snow and ice warning for Ireland after Storm Ciara A Yellow wind warning has also been issued by the national forecaster with 110km/h gusts expectedA Yellow wind warning has also been issued by the national forecaster, with gusts of 110km/h expected.

Temperatures will drop during the day with wintry blast forecast. Commuters will face a treacherous journey home tonight when a raw wind from the far north bombards many parts of Britain with snow and wintry A series of severe weather warnings have been put in place by the Met Office for snow

A status yellow weather warning for heavy winds has been issued for Galway and the northwest of An Orange wind warning has been issued, in effect from 3pm today, lasting for 12 hours until 3am The yellow warning for high seas remains in place until Thursday. Met Éireann says that this evening

In Leinster, there was heavy flooding on the Nangor Road in Clondalkin Co Dublin and the AA reported excess surface water on the M9 northbound between J3 Athy and J4 Castledermot.

Parts of the UK, meanwhile, are braced for blizzards and up to 20cm of snow in the wake of Storm Ciara, with travel disruption set to continue.

Some areas saw a month and a half’s rainfall in just 24 hours and gusts of more than 90 miles per hour swept across the country yesterday, bringing widespread flooding.

Thousands of people were left without power, some homes were evacuated, buildings were damaged and sporting occasions postponed.

Flights, ferries and trains all saw cancellations and delays, while drivers faced treacherous conditions with floodwater, fallen trees and other debris closing roads.

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Storm Ciara also hit France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Denmark and Switzerland. 

The storm was so violent that German rail operator Deutsche Bahn was forced to cancel many of its long-distance train services. 

Several airports in Germany had to cancel flights as the storm swept in from the north. 

About 240 flights to and from Amsterdam Schiphol, the third-busiest airport in Europe, were also cancelled, largely affecting KLM, British Airways, easyJet and Lufthansa services.

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