Ireland: Heavy rainfall widespread

  • Met Eireann have issued a 'status orange' alert for many east coast counties lasting from Thursday through to Friday morning. 
  • Forecasts rainfall of between 40 to 60 millimetres with localised flooding expected. 
  • Orange alert issued for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath and Monaghan.
  • Lesser yellow alert issued for Munster, Connacht, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan and Donegal.

Met Eireann website