Yellow alert: Met Éireann warns of significant rainfall and spot flooding in Limerick

David Hurley

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Yellow alert: Met Éireann warns of significant rainfall and spot flooding in Limerick

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for Limerick and several other counties

MET Éireann is warning of “significant rainfall” and spot flooding in Limerick between now and Monday evening.

A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Limerick and several other counties including Clare, Kerry and Tipperary.

“In the 48 hour period from Saturday evening to Monday evening, a spell of heavy rain through Saturday night and Sunday followed by a second spell of heavy rain later on Sunday night and Monday will give significant rainfall amounts,” states the warning which was issued by the national forecaster shortly before 6pm this Saturday. 

“Spot flooding and hazardous driving conditions in many areas. Rainfall amounts will be highest in mountainous areas,” adds the warning which remains valid until 6pm on Monday.