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Met Éireann have issued a status orange – rainfall warning for Cork, which is valid from 21:00 Monday 24/08/2020 to 17:00 Tuesday 25/08/2020.

  • Forecasters are warning that intense rainfall associated with Storm Francis is expected at times Monday night and Tuesday, leading to accumulations of 40 to 60mm (higher values in mountainous areas). The most intense rainfall is expected to ease off in southern counties during Tuesday morning. Some flash flooding likely.
  • This rainfall will further elevate river levels and may result in river flooding also.

Issued/Updated: 11:00 Monday 24/08/2020
Valid: 21:00 Monday 24/08/2020 to 17:00 Tuesday 25/08/2020

A status yellow – wind warning is also in place for Cork:

  • Very windy or stormy conditions are expected on Tuesday as Storm Francis crosses Ireland. Southwest winds veering westerly, reaching mean speeds of 55 to 65km/h, will bring widespread severe gusts of 90 to 110km/h (and possibly higher in exposed areas). Some disruption is likely and possibly structural damage.

Issued/Updated: 10:55 Monday 24/08/2020
Valid: 06:00 Tuesday 25/08/2020 to 19:00 Tuesday 25/08/2020

Stay safe during Storm Francis, see our list of Emergency Contact Numbers you may need.

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