15/03/2019

Met Eireann Issues Warnings For Rain, Snow & Ice

A series of yellow weather alerts for rain, snow and ice have been issued for the incoming weekend.

Rainfall warnings are in place for counties Connacht, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan, Monaghan, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary. This will be valid from 9pm tonight, Friday 15 March, until 12 noon on Saturday 16 March.

Very heavy rain is expected to develop overnight and into Saturday with spot flooding and 25 to 35mm expected.

Meanwhile, a snow and ice warning has been issued for Donegal from midnight on Friday 15 until 12 noon on Saturday. Heavy rain is expected to turn to snow, leading to poor driving conditions. This will accumulate on higher ground.



(JG/CM)

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