Rainfall radar from early Tuesday morning (Source: Carlow Weather)
A weather station in Carlow recorded a gust of 100km/h on Monday night while a station on the Blackstairs Mountains recorded a gust of 143km/h as an unnamed weather system brought winds much stronger than Storm Deirdre to many areas, according to www.carlowweather.ie.
Forecaster Alan O'Reilly said: "A top gust at Met Éireann stations of 106km/h at Roche's Point overnight. My station recorded 100km/h and a station on high ground on Blackstairs Mountains recorded 143km/h."
Status Yellow wind and rainfall warnings in Carlow have been lifted after a night of strong winds and heavy rain.
Rain and heavy winds clearing East now into Irish Sea after a top gust at @MetEireann stations of 106kmh at Roches Point overnight. My station recorded 100kmh and a station on high ground on Blackstairs Mountains recorded 143kmh! Cool & bright later with just some showers. pic.twitter.com/YRxey3Hup7— Carlow Weather (@CarlowWeather) December 18, 2018
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