04 Oct 2022

Gusts over 100km/h in Carlow as unnamed weather system batters the county overnight

That's a strong wind!

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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

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.

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