Met Eireann has issued a statues yellow wind warning for Galway and all of Ireland with fresh stormy weather due after the recent cold snap.
The wind warning forecasts that “Southeast winds, later veering southerly will gust 90-110km/h on Wednesday, strongest in coastal areas.”
The warning will be in place from midday on Wednesday until midnight Met Eireann has said.
It comes as Ireland is due to feel the edges of an Atlantic Storm the Portuguese Met Office have named Storm Elsa.
A second weather warning for heavy rain has also been issued for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford.
It warns that “Heavy rain will push northeastwards on Wednesday with rainfall accumulations of 30-40mm expected with the risk of localised flooding.”
Though Wednesday is expected to be highly unsettled and windy throughout the day, temperatures will also improve, averaging 10°c throughout much of Galway during the day.