Strong and blustery winds set to batter the country tomorrow

Eight counties have been included in the Status Yellow warning – with heavy rain expected

Strong and blustery winds set to batter the country tomorrow

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Met Éireann has issued another weather warning with strong and blustery winds set to batter the country tomorrow afternoon.

Eight counties have been included in the Status Yellow warning – with heavy rain expected.

Wexford, Wicklow, Galway, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford have all been included with winds expected from the southwest in the afternoon and evening.

Coastal areas will be worst affected with heavy and prolonged rain.

Heavy rain will spread eastwards to all parts of the country throughout the day as the winds pick up speed during the afternoon.

Temperatures are set to dip to around 7C to 9C.

The warning will remain in place from 3pm tomorrow until midnight.

The “deep low pressure systems” bringing the turbulent conditions developed in the North Atlantic and are not related to Hurricane Irma which has ripped through the Caribbean and US.

On Sunday, Met Éireann issued a similar Status Yellow warning with Mayo, Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim included on the list.