Prepare for a deluge.
Cork is among seven counties to be placed on alert as meteorologists track the second storm of the week, ‘Storm Bronagh’.
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Cork, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Tipperary and Waterford in the wake of Storm Ali, which caused widespread damage on Tuesday.
The warning came into effect late last night and will remain in place until tonight, Thursday, at 9pm.
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) September 19, 2018
According to the national forecaster, “Rain will be persistent and heavy at times especially during the afternoon with risk of spot flooding.
“Totals of 25 to 40mm expected, highest values likely near coast.”
Experts are predicting that Storm Bronagh could hit Ireland on Sunday.