ALERT: Status Yellow weather warning issued for Carlow as Storm Dennis makes landfall

Met Éireann issues wind and rain warning for Carlow

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Weather warning issued for Carlow as Storm Dennis approaches

Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather warning for Carlow and the whole country as Storm Dennis makes landfall.

According to the Status Yellow wind warning issued on Friday, Met Éireann is forecasting "very squally Southerly winds veering Southwesterly with mean speeds 50 to 65 km/hr gusts to around 100 km/hr, strongest on exposed coasts and hills".

This warning is valid from 3am on Friday night to 8pm on Saturday, February 15.

Met Éireann have also issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Carlow and the rest of the country.

According to the warning, which is valid from 6am to 9pm on Saturday, there will be spells of heavy, locally thundery rain on Saturday, which Met Éireann say "will lead to some flooding."