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08 Aug 2022

Thunder on the horizon for Donegal as Met Éireann issues weather warnings

Thunder on the horizon for Donegal as Met Éireann issues weather warnings

Warning of flash flooding

A status yellow thunderstorm and rain warning has been issued for Ireland.

The Met Éireann forecast states there is a risk of thunderstorm activity with the risk of hail this evening which will lead to localised flooding and hazardous driving conditions.

The warning is valid until 10pm, tonight. 

Meanwhile, a small craft warning for all coasts has also been issued. 
South to southeast winds will reach force 6 or higher on Thursday on all coasts of Ireland, with winds veering northwesterly and reaching force 6 or higher on Irish coasts from Hook Head to Mizen Head to Erris Head on Thursday evening, according to the national forecaster.

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