Met Eireann has put in place two standing yellows – one for wind, one for rain – as fears develop that flooding is feasible tonight in lots of elements of the nation.
The wind warning, which comes into pressure at 9pm at this time, covers 13 counties and will see winds of as much as 110km/h on uncovered coasts.
All of Munster might be battered by pacy gusts tonight – as will Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Sligo.
Individually, the 24-hour rain warning – which cautions the general public about heavy rain and doable floor flooding – covers 14 counties: all of Munster and Connacht, in addition to Carlow, Kilkenny and Wexford.
The wind warning reads: “Southerly winds will attain imply wind speeds of fifty to 65km/h, with gusts of 90 to 110km/h, presumably greater on uncovered coasts.
“The place winds are onshore there’s a threat of coastal flooding.”
And the rain alert, in place from midnight on Monday till the identical time on Tuesday, warns of “heavy rain on Monday evening and Tuesday coupled with sturdy southerly winds.
“Some river and localised floor flooding doable.
“Rainfall totals of 30 to 50mm, greater in mountainous areas.”
Whereas neither warning is countrywide, Eire’s different counties aren’t going to flee the depressing circumstances over the following few days.
Tonight might be “very moist and windy”, based on Met Eireann’s nationwide forecast, with heavy downpours and rising winds because the night wears on.
And tomorrow, issues will keep grim, “as additional spells of heavy rain unfold northwards throughout the nation with a continued threat of localised flooding.”
Temperatures, no less than, might be delicate, with a excessive level of 9 to 12 levels at this time and 11 to 14 levels tomorrow.