Yellow weather warning for Kerry with risk of localised flooding

Risks of spot flooding in west Connacht and southwest Munster on Tuesday

27/11/2018. People wait at a pedestrain crossing during a downpour in Dublin. Photo: Laura Hutton/Collins Photo Agency

Two weather warnings have been issued for counties in the west of Ireland, with heavy rain set to spread across Connacht and Munster on Tuesday.

A yellow rainfall warning for Co Kerry has been issued by Met Éireann and will be in place from 2pm until 8pm on Tuesday.

The highest accumulations of rain is likely to be found in mountainous areas along with more widespread wet and windy conditions. There is also a risk of spot flooding in west Connacht and southwest Munster.

Temperatures nationally will range between 3 and 7 degrees on Tuesday night.


In Cork, the city council have issued a flood warning for Tuesday through to Thursday, a period of “high astronomical Spring tides”. The council said some areas along low-lying quays and car parking areas in the city may flood.

In Donegal, a yellow wind warning is in place and Met Éireann has advised that there is a chance of coastal flooding as a result. This warning will be in place from 2am 8am on Wednesday.