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Met Éireann has issued a yellow warning for flooding as stormy conditions

Met Éireann has issued a yellow warning for flooding as stormy conditions

Met Eireann has just issued its new forecast and accompanying weather alert as the nation prepares for a fresh onslaught of stormy weather.

Met Eireann has issued a yellow weather warning for Clare & Galway due to forecasted strong and gusty winds from the southwest to west on Friday, which may possibly cause coastal flooding. The wet and windy conditions of the past few days are predicted to continue in these areas.

The latest forecast issued by Met Eireann anticipates probable wet conditions for the weekend.





Today

Today's weather will be windy, with strong southwest-to-west winds blowing around Clare and Galway. Due to high tides, coastal flooding is likely. Heavy showers of rain are expected periodically, along with chances of hail or lightning in downpours. Highest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees.

Tonight

Throughout the night, westerly winds will become stronger and reach inland areas. Showers will continue but there will be some chances of clear skies in between. The minimum temperature expected is between 4 to 7 degrees Celsius.

Saturday

Tomorrow's forecast includes hazy spells of sunshine with scattered showers, with temperatures reaching up to 10-12 degrees. Moderate westerly winds will turn light in the afternoon.

Saturday Night

The southern coastal counties will likely experience precipitation, while other areas may see isolated showers. Many regions will remain dry despite the presence of scattered clouds. Furthermore, eastward winds are expected to shift to a northerly direction by morning and fresher gusts from the east and south coast are anticipated. Temperatures during the night are anticipated to be low, ranging from 2-5 degrees Celsius.

Sunday

Most of the areas will see some scattered showers but with a few sunny spells. The temperature will range from 7 to 13 degrees in different parts of the country and a light northerly breeze is expected.

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