NEWS

Three status yellow weather warnings in place for Donegal

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Met Éireann issues weather warnings.

Three status weather warnings are in place for Donegal today for strong winds, heavy rain and snow and ice.

Met Éireann has issued a warning for west to northwest winds veering north to northwest with mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts between 90 and 110km/h. The winds will possibly higher for a short time today along coastal areas.

The warning is in place until 4am on Friday for counties  Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick.

A heavy rain warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo has been in place since 1pm yesterday and lasts until 1pm today.

Meanwhile, a national warning for snow and ice is in place until 8pm today. Widespread heavy and thundery showers will produce hail, sleet and snow at times, leading to accumulations of ice on untreated surfaces.