Status yellow rain and wind warning issued for Saturday
A status yellow rain and wind weather warning has been issued for the whole of Ireland this Saturday.
Met Éireann have warned that heavy rain during Saturday will lead to accumulations of 30 to 50mm with some mountainous areas exceeding these limits.
The warning comes into force at midnight tonight and lasts until midnight on Sunday.
On the issue of wind, Met Éireann said: “South to southeast winds will increase to reach 55 to 60 km/h during Saturday morning, strongest in the east.
“Later on Saturday afternoon or evening winds veer west to northwest and further increase to reach 55 to 65 km/h with severe gusts of 90 to 110 km/h, possibly exceeding these limits for a time.”