11/09/2015

Status Orange Weather Warning Extended

Met Éireann has renewed a Status Orange warning for heavy, and at times thundery rainfall, which could lead to flooding.

The weather warning, which advises people to "be prepared", covers counties, Connacht, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary.

The warning was issued at 05:00 on Friday and remains in place until 03:00 on Saturday morning.

A Status Yellow, "be aware" warning is also in place across another 16 counties.

The forecaster said that heavy rain will develop throughout Friday and continue overnight.

The warning covers Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath and Waterford.

(MH/CD)

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