Met Éireann issue three weather warnings as Storm Gareth makes its way to Ireland
Storm Gareth is on the way!
You might want to stay inside if you're living in Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo or Sligo, as you might just be blown away!
A Status Orange wind warning has been issued for the four counties, while a Status Yellow wind warning has been issued for the rest of the country.
Of the Orange warning, Met Éireann said: "As storm Gareth approaches, westerly winds will reach mean speeds of 65 to 75km/h with damaging gusts reaching 110 to 130km/h. There is also the risk of coastal flooding due to high seas."
Wind Warning Issued
Status: Orange (Storm Gareth)
Location: Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo
Valid: Tuesday 12pm to Wednesday 9amhttps://t.co/ozrQHtoOkt
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) March 11, 2019
This warning will be in place from Tuesday 12 March 2019 12:00 to Wednesday 13 March 2019 09:00.
Of the Yellow warning, the weather forecaster said: "Westerly winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h and gusts of 90 to 110km. There is a risk of coastal flooding due to high seas along Atlantic coasts."
This will be in place from Tuesday 12 March 2019 12:00 to Wednesday 13 March 2019 12:00.
Meanwhile, there is also a rain warning for Connacht, Donegal, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick.
"Heavy rain followed by squally showers will lead to the risk of rainfall accumulations of around 25mm," the weather forecaster said.
This is in place from Monday 11 March 2019 18:00 to Tuesday 12 March 2019 06:00.
Be careful out there.