Trick-or-treaters, beware! Status Orange rain warning issued in four counties
Trick-or-treaters, take note.
Four counties have been issued with a Status Orange rain warning which will come into effect on Halloween.
Published by Met Éireann on Monday morning (October 31st), the alert applies to Cork, Kilkenny, Tipperary, and Waterford.
It will be valid from 12 pm to 5 pm on Monday and warns of "intense rain" that will "lead to some flooding".
Message: Intense rain this afternoon (Monday) will lead to some flooding
Affected Regions: Cork, Kilkenny, Tipperary, and Waterford
Issue Time: Monday 31/10/2022 07:32
Expected Onset: Monday 31/10/2022 12:00
Expires: Monday 31/10/2022 17:00 pic.twitter.com/dUDXnBhKha
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) October 31, 2022
This latest alert follows a Status Yellow rain warning already being issued by Met Éireann for the entire country.
In effect now, it is set to remain in place until midnight on Monday.
On top of this, the UK Met Office has published a Status Yellow rain warning for all of Northern Ireland.
Also currently in effect, it is set to be valid until 10 pm on Monday.