Orange Rainfall Warning – Updated

Further thunderstorms with intense lightning strikes with some disruption.

Affected Regions: Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Meath, and Wicklow
Valid: 13:58 Wednesday 19/10/2022 to 17:00 Wednesday 19/10/2022

Met Éireann have issued an Orange level rainfall warning. Heavy rain expected on Tuesday night, Wednesday and Wednesday night with the possibility of thundery downpours, will lead to localised flooding. Disruption is likely. Please be advised to impacts of the Orange warning will affect commuting times.

Affected Regions: Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Wexford, Wicklow Valid: 22:00 Tuesday 18/10/2022 to 00:00 Thursday 20/10/2022

Met Eireann has also issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning with heavy rain expected on Tuesday night and Wednesday, with the possibility of thundery downpours, will lead to localised flooding and some disruption.

Affected Regions: Cavan, Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Meath, and Monaghan, Carlow, Kilkenny and Tipperary. Valid: Wednesday 19/10/2022 04:00 to Thursday 20/10/2022 00:00

The recent spells of heavy rainfall has increased the levels on all river catchments, with the ground saturated and waterlogged in some areas. Local Authority Severe Weather Assessment Teams are advised to monitor Met Éireann for further updated and monitor local conditions during this period.

Met Éireann’s Duty Forecaster can also be contacted on 01 8064255 or 01 8065550, if you require further information.