Friday's weather: A wet and windy day with spells of heavy showery rain

Information supplied by Met Éireann

Friday's weather: A wet and windy day with spells of heavy showery rain

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Today

Wet and windy today with spells of heavy showery rain continuing throughout the day; a few drier intervals as well. South to southeast winds will be strong and gusty.

Highest temperatures of 17 to 20 degrees.

Tonight

Further spells of heavy showery rain overnight, and remaining windy as well. Lowest temperatures of 12 or 13 degrees in strong and gust southwesterly winds.

Weather warning

Warning (status yellow) for Wexford, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Waterford

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.

The warning is in effect from 3pm this afternoon until 6pm on Saturday.