Thunderstorm warning issued for Waterford

Thunderstorm warning issued for Waterford

There's a risk of lightning strikes today, with a yellow warning for thunderstorms for five counties. Waterford, Cork, Carlow, Kilkenny, and Tipperary will be affected from 2 o'clock this afternoon.

Hail will fall with torrential downpours in parts until 8 pm. Alan O'Reilly of Carlow Weather says things will take a turn for the worse as the day goes on:

"We have a lot of sunny spells early today and through this afternoon, but unfortunately later this afternoon. Showers will bubble up, and they will turn heavy with a risk of thunderstorms and severe downpours that will lead to some local flash flooding".

Met Éireann Weather Warning


Torrential downpours in parts with lightning & hail.

  • Travel related issues
  • Spot flooding
  • Lightning strikes

Valid: 14:00 Sunday 19/05/2024 to 20:00 Sunday 19/05/2024

Issued: 14:48 Saturday 18/05/2024

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