Apple farmer Cornelius Tras writes:
In two hours last night, we had 3% of our annual rainfall, in what is the heaviest “sustained” rainfall rate I have encountered at our farm…
Met Éireann issued a Status Yellow rain warning for Connacht, Longford, Donegal, Clare and Kerry. The warning will be valid from 4am tomorrow until 4am Thursday.
Met Éireann issued a Status Yellow rain and wind warning for Ireland. The wind warning will be valid from 3am tomorrow until 8pm tomorrow while the rain warning will run from 6am tomorrow until 9pm tomorrow.
It comes ahead of Storm Dennis.
Via Met Éireann
Met Éireann issued a Status Yellow wind warning for the whole country for tomorrow from noon until midnight.
It also issued a Status Yellow rain warning for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford from 4am tomorrow morning until 7pm tomorrow evening.
The National Museum of Ireland writes:
NMI regrets that heavy rainfall has resulted in the temporary closure of the first floor of the Natural History Museum.
It is our aim to reopen the first floor as soon as possible and we will post updates as available. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
First Floor of the National Museum of Ireland-Natural History is temporarily closed (Museum)
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow rain for Connacht, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan, Monaghan, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary, from 9pm tonight until noon tomorrow.
The rain may “turn to snow in parts for a time”.
On St Patrick’s Day, Sunday, the national outlook is that it will be a “cold and blustery day with sunny spells and passing showers, some with hail and thunder”.