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Status yellow weather warnings in place for six counties

By Darragh Murphy

November 1, 2019 at 5:19pm

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Met Eireann have issued weather warnings for six counties ahead of the weekend.

A status yellow rainfall warning is in place for Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick with a risk of spot flooding.

As much as 60mm of rain is expected, with the most rainfall set for the mountainous regions of Kerry.

A Met Eireann spokesperson said: "From Friday afternoon to midnight on Saturday night, rainfall amounts of 30 to 60mm with a risk of spot flooding. Highest amounts will be in Co. Kerry, especially in mountainous areas."

A status yellow wind warning is also in place for Cork and Kerry, as well as Wexford and Waterford.

The wind warning is valid from 11pm on Friday night to 6am on Saturday morning.

The warning reads: "Overnight, West to southwest winds, veering northwesterly, will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65 km/h with gusts of 90 to 110 Km/h, and higher in coastal and mountainous areas of Kerry and Cork."

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