Status yellow wind warning issued for Cork ahead of Storm Dennis

Status yellow wind warning issued for Cork ahead of Storm Dennis
Windy weather is forecast overnight with coastal areas worst affected.

Cork is in the midst of a status yellow wind warning from Met Eireann as Storm Dennis creeps closer.

The Irish Meteorological Service has warned that south to southeast winds will reach 50 to 60 km/hr with gusts up to 90 to 100 km/hr.

The warning has been in place since 6pm and remains valid until 2am Thursday.

The status yellow alert is mainly relevant in coastal areas and on high ground.

While the warning blows on, tonight is expected to be wet and windy with temperatures dropping between three to five degrees.

Tomorrow, Thursday will be cold with some showers during the morning. Highest temperatures of seven to 10 degrees in moderate to fresh west to north-west winds. It is expected to be dry in most areas in the afternoon.

Met Éireann says we are in for more wet and windy weather from Friday with the worst of the conditions on Sunday.

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