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."
Status Yellow - Wind Warning for Ireland Valid from 03:00 Sat, 15-Feb-2020 until 20:00 Sat, 15-Feb-2020 pic.twitter.com/2coao89W9j— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 14, 2020
Status Yellow - Rainfall Warning for Ireland— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 14, 2020
Valid from 06:00 Sat, 15-Feb-2020 until 21:00 Sat, 15-Feb-2020 pic.twitter.com/nDe30MTCzD