Met Éireann have issued a status YELLOW weather advisory for Cork, Wexford, Clare, Kerry and Waterford.
- Forecasters are stating that a deep Atlantic depression is approaching from the southwest and will track east over Ireland on Friday night and early Saturday. It is expected to generate some unseasonably strong southwesterly winds on its southern flank with the strongest winds affecting southwestern and southern coastal counties later Friday and early Saturday, some squalls of 80 or 90km/h are possible in coastal areas. Rough seas are expected with some heavy thundery rain or showers at times also.
Issued: Thursday 18th August 2016 18:00
Valid: Friday 19 August 2016 15:00 to Saturday 20 August 2016 18:00
Source: Met Éireann