A STATUS yellow wind warning kicked on this morning for Co Donegal with gusts of as much as 100kpmh set to hit.
The alert kicked in at 11am this morning and can stay in place till 4pm this night.
Met Eireann warned that the sturdy winds might result in wave overtopping in components.
The warning stated: “West to northwest winds will broadly attain imply speeds of fifty to 60km/h with gusts of 90 to 100km/h.
“Winds will likely be stronger close to coastal areas, the place localised wave overtopping is feasible, and on excessive floor.”
Right now will see some showers and sleet in components earlier than chilly circumstances set in with lows of -1C.
Right now’s forecast stated: “Primarily dry for a time tonight, aside from just a few remoted showers, nonetheless cloud will improve from the west, with some rain and drizzle step by step spreading eastwards.
“Lowest temperatures early within the night time of -1 to +3C within the midlands, east and north, with some frost and ice.
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“It is going to be slightly milder additional to the west and southwest with lowest temperatures of 4 or 7C and with that milder air step by step shifting eastwards later within the night time.
“Winds will lower principally mild early within the night time, however southwest winds will freshen within the west in direction of morning.”
An unsettled begin to the week will shift midweek with some “wintry” showers anticipated on Wednesday.
Met Eireann stated: “Tomorrow, Monday, will likely be a cloudy day with some scattered outbreaks of sunshine rain and drizzle, particularly within the morning, however with good dry spells in lots of areas within the afternoon.
“Extra persistent rain will transfer into the northwest later within the day. A gentle day with highest temperatures of 9 to 11C, in average to recent southwest to west winds, stronger in western coastal components.
“Tuesday; One other gentle day with blustery outbreaks of rain. Nonetheless, components of the east and southeast will keep dry with some sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 10 to 13C in principally recent southwest winds.
“Tuesday night time; Outbreaks of rain will push down throughout the nation, as westerly winds ease. Colder climate will transfer in in a single day with lowest temperatures of two to 6C, coldest throughout Ulster and Connacht.
“Wednesday; Sunshine and scattered showers, some wintry within the west and northwest. Staying drier and brighter within the east.
“Highest afternoon temperatures of 4 to eight levels however feeling chilly in a westerly breeze.”
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