August 5, 2021

WEATHER ALERT: Hair we go again! Waterford issued with yet another wind warning

Waterford has been issued with yet another weather warning from Met Éireann.

It is one of eight counties that have been issued with four separate weather warnings. The other affected counties are Kerry, Cork, Wexford, Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Wicklow.

A Status Yellow wind warning has also been issued for Waterford, Wexford and Cork. Met Éireann has forecast south to southeast winds of 50-65 km/hr and gusts of up to 90-110 km/hr, with the strongest winds expected on coasts and hills.

There is also a risk of coastal flooding around the period of high tides.

The warning comes into effect from 2am tomorrow and will remain in place for 12 hours.


Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating, and He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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