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Fresh weather warning issued for Galway by Met Eireann

Met Eireann has issued a second status yellow weather warning for the west of Ireland today, with heavy winds expected this afternoon and evening.

A wind warning for counties Galway, Mayo, and Donegal will be in force from 1pm to 6pm on Sunday.

Southwest winds will reach sustained speeds of 45-60km/hr during the afternoon, with gusts reaching up to 100km/hr.

Onshore winds will also bring a risk of waves overtopping during this time.

This is the second weather warning for Galway in the past day, as these three counties were also under a wind warning from Saturday evening until the early hours of this morning.

Persistent rain is forecast throughout the day by Met Eireann, turning heavy at times and with a risk of localised flooding.

Tonight will continue to be cloudy and wet, with patchy rain turning heavy at times. Highest temperatures of 12 degrees today, and lows of 10 degrees this evening.

Monday will continue to be mostly overcast, but light rain in the morning will mostly clear up as the day progresses.

Persistent southwesterly winds are expected throughout the day, but getting weaker as the day progresses.

Briain Kelly
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