TWO weather warnings issued for Galway

Galway daily news galway Weather warning for heavy rain in effect

Two weather warnings are currently in place for Galway.

Met Éireann issued a status yellow rain warning, saying that accumulations of 25 to 50mm are expected throughout the day and into tonight.

There is a potential for higher amounts on hills and mountains and localised spot flooding is possible.

The weather warning will remain in force until tomorrow morning at 6am.

There is a further status yellow warning for Wind which extends across the state. The weather chiefs have warned that south to southeast winds will reach mean speeds between 50 and 65km/h with gusts between 80 and 110km/h.

The winds will be strongest along Atlantic coastal counties at first but the strong winds will extend countrywide through the course of the Monday afternoon and evening.

There will be a shift in the weather from Wednesday though, with warmer temperatures and sunny spells forecast until Saturday at least.