Met Éireann issues status yellow weather warnings for Limerick as Storm Dennis approaches

David Hurley

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BREAKING: Met Éireann issues status yellow warning for Limerick as Storm Dennis approaches

A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Limerick

MET Éireann has issued two separate status yellow weather warnings for Limerick as Storm Dennis is expected to arrive over the weekend.

The first of the warnings - for strong winds - takes effect from 3am on Saturday and will remain in place until 8pm.

It warns of squally Southerly winds veering Southwesterly with mean speeds of between 50km/h and 65 km/h with gusts of up to 100 km/h. 

A separate rainfall warning will be in effect between 6am and 9pm on Saturday.

“Spells of heavy, locally thundery rain, on Saturday will lead to some flooding," states the national warning which was issued this Friday morning.

In a weather advisory which was issued earlier, the national forecaster said some flooding is likely and that “damaging gust winds” will also cause some disruption over the weekend and into Monday.

The worst of the weather will occur between 3am on Saturday and 12 midday on Monday.

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