It’s going to be a wet one.
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow – Rainfall warning for Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, and Wicklow from 10am on.
Forecasters warn that “spells of heavy rain spreading eastwards will be accompanied by strong and gusty southeasterly winds.”
Potential impacts include localised flooding, difficult travelling conditions, and poor visibility.
The alert is valid from 10am this morning, Wednesday, until 1pm on Thursday, December 7th.
Today will be cloudy, wet and windy with patchy rain and drizzle early this morning, turning more persistent for the rest of the day.
⚠️Status Yellow – Rainfall warning for Kerry Cork Waterford Carlow Kilkenny Wexford Wicklow
• Localised flooding🤽♂️
• Difficult travelling conditions🚘
• Poor visibility🥽
Valid: 10:00 Wednesday 06/12/2023 to 13:00 Thursday 07/12/2023
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) December 5, 2023
“The rain will be heavy at times and may cause spot flooding. Thunderstorms are possible too. Highest afternoon temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees with fresh to strong and gusty southeasterly winds, very strong for a time in the southwest.” added a forecaster.
After a drizzly night, tomorrow will be windy and it will be wet during the morning, with more spot flooding possible.
“The rain will be followed by clear spells and scattered showers for the afternoon and evening. Highest temperatures of 11 or 12 degrees with fresh to strong and gusty south to southwest winds, becoming very strong in the southwest.”
The rest of the week is looking unsettled with wet and breezy weather at times, above temperatures will stay above average for this time of year.