Batten down the hatches - gale warning for Tipperary and all Munster counties

Batten down the hatches - gale warning for Tipperary and all Munster counties

Gales on the way!

 

 

Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow gale warning for Tipperary, all Munster counties, Leinster and Galway.

Very strong winds will occur Wednesday evening into the early hours of Thursday. Southwest to west winds will reach mean speeds between 50 and 65km/h with gusts between 90 and 110 km/h. High seas along Atlantic coasts with a risk of coastal flooding.

Issued: Tuesday 16 January 2018 19:00

Valid: Wednesday 17 January 2018 18:00 to Thursday 18 January 2018 02:00.

There is another Status Yellow alert for  Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick.

High or very high seas are going to affect the Atlantic Seaboard over the next few days, leading to an increased risk of coastal flooding.

Issued: Monday 15 January 2018 13:00

Valid: Monday 15 January 2018 21:00 to Thursday 18 January 2018 09:00.

A Status Orange gale warning is already in force.  West to northwest gales or strong gales will continue for a time this morning on all Irish coasts and on the Irish Sea. Southwest to west winds increasing gale force to strong gale force and occasionally storm force this evening and overnight on Irish coasts from Belfast Lough to Hook Head to Rossan Point and on the Irish Sea.

Issued:

Wednesday 17 January 2018 05:30