Met Éireann has issued a number of weather warnings as a spell of very wet and windy weather is expected to hit western and southern parts of the country over the next few days.

Met Éireann has issued a number of weather warnings as a spell of very wet and windy weather is expected to hit western and southern parts of the country over the next few days.
A Status Yellow Wind warning for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Munster, Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo comes into operation from 9pm tonight until 6am tomorrow.
Gusts of up to 110km/h, or possibly higher on exposed coasts, are forecast.
There will also be a risk of coastal flooding and southerly winds will reach mean wind speeds of 50 to 65km/h.
From midnight tomorrow until midnight on Wednesday, a Status Yellow rain warning will be in effect for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Munster, Connacht.
Up to 50mm of rain is likely and, along with strong southerly winds, some river and localised surface flooding is also possible. 
Our 10 day Atlantic Chart shows the precipitation and pressure forecast in 6 hour intervalshttps://t.co/9Giuj4CR5m
A nationwide forecast and outlook covering the next week can be found here. https://t.co/9gKN6SVok4pic.twitter.com/ffSFvwUkCz
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 22, 2021