Met Éireann warns of more storms


Met Éireann has issued two weather warnings with gusts of up to 120km/h forecast in the northwest of the State.

In Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal, southwest to west winds will reach speeds of 60 to 75km/h with gusts of 90 to 120km/h, Met Éireann has predicted for this afternoon. The strongest winds will be in coastal areas, it said.

Winds of 45 to 60km/h with gusts of 60 to 90km/h are also forecast for the coastal counties of Connacht and Munster.

There will be gales or strong gales on all Irish coastal waters and the Irish sea, which will reach storm force in some areas this evening, Met Éireann has forecast.

Driving conditions are a huge improvement on yesterday when spot flooding and high winds were widespread, AA Roadwatch has said.

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