MET EIREANN ISSUES ORANGE WEATHER ALERT AS 120KM/HR STORM ON WAY TO DONEGAL

first_imgwind warning for later todayMET Eireann has issued a Status Orange weather alert for high winds for Donegal tonight.In a rare double alert, the forecaster also issued a Status Yellow alert for heavy rainfall.A storm is due to hit Ireland later this afternoon before gradually getting worse overnight. The wind alert – for wind gusts of up to 120km/hr – is from 6pm this evening until 6am tomorrow morning.STATUS ORANGEWind Warning for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath, Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Cork, Kerry and WaterfordSoutheast winds between 50 and 70 km/h on Sunday evening and night, with gusts up to 100 to 120 km/h, highest values in coastal areas. Valid:Sunday 05 October 2014 18:00 to Monday 06 October 2014 06:00STATUS YELLOWRainfall Warning for The whole country25-40mm of rain is expected during Sunday evening and night, leading to widespread excess surface water.Valid:Sunday 05 October 2014 18:00 to Monday 06 October 2014 06:00 MET EIREANN ISSUES ORANGE WEATHER ALERT AS 120KM/HR STORM ON WAY TO DONEGAL was last modified: October 5th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalorange alertweather warninglast_img

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