Now is the time to nip out for that walk.
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow weather warning for Cork, Clare, Kerry, Limerick, Waterford, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, and Sligo tomorrow, with heavy rain and strong winds on the way.
The alert kicks in at 4am on Tuesday morning, March 8th, bringing “strong to near gale force and gusty southeast to south winds on Tuesday morning and afternoon”.
“These winds will be accompanied by heavy rain clearing to squally showers through the afternoon, with hazardous driving conditions and localised flooding possible.” said a forecaster.
☔Heavy rainfall on Tuesday night and Wednesday, possibly turning wintry in places, will be accompanied by strong to near gale force and gusty southerly winds. Leading to hazardous driving conditions and localised flooding.
📆Tues 8 – Wed 9
⌚10pm- 3pm pic.twitter.com/3FDLyQg4zw
— RSA Ireland (@RSAIreland) March 7, 2022
The worst of the rain and wind will have died down by 3pm, however a Status Yellow – Wind and Rain warning will remain in place across the country until Wednesday afternoon, with heavy rainfall on Tuesday night and Wednesday, possibly turning wintry in places.