Met Éireann has issued Status Yellow wind and rainfall warning
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow wind and rainfall warning for Ireland on Thursday and Friday.
The wind warning is valid from 9am on Thursday until 6am on Friday.
Southeasterly winds later veering southwesterly will reach mean speeds 50 to 65km/h with gusts to 100km/h resulting in "some disruptive impacts".
The rainfall warning for Ireland predicts spells of heavy rain (in excess of 50mm in parts of the west and northwest) which will result in some flooding.
The rainfall warning is valid from Thursday 9am until Friday at 9am.
. @MetEireann have released National Weather Warnings with regards to #StormLorenzo . #Carlow has been issued with Status Yellow - Wind & Rainfall Warning in effect from Thursday 03 October 2019 09:00 to Friday 04 October 2019 09:00— CarlowCountyCouncil (@Carlow_Co_Co) October 2, 2019
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A Status Orange wind warning has been issued for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick from 6pm on Thursday to 3am on Friday morning.
Southwesterly winds veering westerly will reach mean speeds 65 to 80km/h with gusts generally of 100 to 130km/h, higher in coastal regions.
Storm surges will produce coastal flooding and damage.