Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow weather warning
MET Éireann is warning of strong gale force winds in Limerick this weekend.
The forecaster has issued a Status Yellow wind warning for several counties including Limerick and those making essential journeys are being urged to exercise caution.
The 12-hour warning will come into effect at 6am on Sunday.
"Very with strong to gale force southerly winds veering southwesterly. Where winds are onshore there is a risk of coastal flooding around high tide. There is also a risk of more severe gusts for a time in parts of the west," it states.
Status Yellow - Wind warning for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath, Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 12, 2021
Met Éireann Weather Warninghttps://t.co/JAa97a0t2o pic.twitter.com/Xi38p5CxEr
A number of separate weather warnings are currently in effect for several counties across the country including, Clare, Kerry and Cork.