Yellow rain warning in place for Waterford, Cork and Kerry this morning

Yellow rain warning in place for Waterford, Cork and Kerry this morning

Kenneth Fox

A status yellow rain warning is currently in place for Cork, Kerry and Waterford this morning.

The warning is valid from 8am this morning to 8pm this evening.

Met Éireann are warning of persistent and at times heavy rain. They are also forecasting localised flooding, dangerous road conditions and disruption to travel.


Saturday will be cloudy in the morning as a band of rain tracks northwards from the south of the country, bringing some heavy falls and localised flooding to counties in the southwest.

The rain will gradually spread further north later this morning and then eventually clear by this afternoon and evening, but will linger across southern counties.

Fresh and gusty southeast winds will ease southwesterly later this evening. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees.

A mix of cloudy periods and sunny spells on Sunday morning. A few isolated showers during the morning will clear away by midday. Staying mostly dry through the afternoon with a light to moderate southwest breeze. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees.


A rather cloudy start on Monday with a band of persistent rain over parts of the southeast early.

Outbreaks of rain will also affect counties in the northwest too, which will gradually spread further east later in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees in southwest breezes.

Tuesday will be another wet and rather blustery day.

Outbreaks of rain will move across the country from the west later in the morning. Some heavy and thundery falls are possible too.

The rain will gradually clear away from the south later in the afternoon with just a few showers lingering in the far north by evening. Westerly winds will be strong and gusty at times with highest temperatures of around 12 to 15 degrees.