Rainfall warning issued for Dublin, Louth, Wicklow and Meath

Rainfall warning issued for Dublin, Louth, Wicklow and Meath

A Status Yellow rainfall warning is due to take effect after Met Éireann warned of persistent showers for counties Dublin, Louth, Wicklow and Meath.

The forecaster has issued the 24-hour warning beginning today at 12pm and ending tomorrow at the same time, with between 25 and 35mm of rain expected to fall.

A small craft warning is also in place with east to northeast winds set to increase to force 6 or higher today on all Irish coasts.

A Status Yellow warning is issued for weather conditions that do not pose an immediate threat to the general population, but only to those exposed to risk by nature of their location and/or activity.

In Leinster today it is expected to be dull with cloudy skies and heavy showers during the afternoon. These showers will persist throughout the evening and into tomorrow morning.

Elsewhere, it will be mostly dry with sunny spells for Munster and Connacht today. Central areas will be mostly dry with sunny spells and just the odd shower.

Tonight, western parts of Munster and Connacht are likely to remain dry but with misty. There will be persistent rain for Ulster and northern Leinster with a few showers in southern Leinster.

Digital Desk

More on this topic

Cold weekend ahead with chance of snowCold weekend ahead with chance of snow

Road users urged to take care as status yellow fog warning in effectRoad users urged to take care as status yellow fog warning in effect

Freezing temperatures to continue throughout the morning Freezing temperatures to continue throughout the morning

Ulster weather: Dry with plenty of blue sky and sunshine - after cold startUlster weather: Dry with plenty of blue sky and sunshine - after cold start


More in this Section

Pat Finucane’s widow ‘frustrated’ after Julian Smith meeting postponedPat Finucane’s widow ‘frustrated’ after Julian Smith meeting postponed

People of Drogheda to march against criminality and violence People of Drogheda to march against criminality and violence

McDonald: Sinn Féin will bring CervicalCheck screening services back to IrelandMcDonald: Sinn Féin will bring CervicalCheck screening services back to Ireland

Families of fishermen who died off Dunmore East settle High Court actionsFamilies of fishermen who died off Dunmore East settle High Court actions


Lifestyle

Kya deLongchamps turns the spotlight on countertop stars to look out for in the last throes of the January sales.Counter culture: Some star kitchen appliance buys

The model, presenter and musician chats to Lauren Taylor about how different it is having a newborn in her 40s.Myleene Klass on her post-baby body: ‘I’ve got two stone to lose but I won’t berate myself’

Paris haute couture fashion week concludes today, rounding off four action-packed days of catwalk shows in the French capital.Feminism to face tattoos: 7 Paris haute couture fashion week moments you might have missed

Originating in China, the deadly virus has similar symptoms to the flu.Coronavirus: What you need to know if you are baout to travel

More From The Irish Examiner