Sherkin Island gusting to 93kmh in the past hour as low system approaches Southwest. Fastnet Lighthouse has hit 112kmh (offshore and elevated). Heavy rain and strong winds expected across the country today with Yellow weather warnings in operation.
Status Yellow – Rainfall warning for Ireland
Heavy rain will lead to accumulations of around 25 to 40mm but may exceed these limits in mountainous areas.
Updated: Thursday 08 November 2018 10:00
Valid from Friday 09 November 2018 10:00 to Friday 09 November 2018 18:00
A Status Yellow alert for rainfall has been issued for some coastal counties in the west and south and parts of Leinster, coming into effect from 6am Friday morning. Please see https://t.co/oOxITrsnvw for full details. pic.twitter.com/079ltVJz2G