Another weather warning issued as windy conditions continue

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Met Éireann has issued yet another weather warning for Galway and two other counties ahead of more strong winds expected tonight.

The status yellow wind warning comes into force today, Monday, at 9pm and will remain in place overnight before expiring tomorrow morning at 9am.

Southwesterly winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h with gusts of 90 to 110km/h in Galway, and there is a risk of coastal flooding around high tide.

Today’s weather warning, which also affects Donegal and Mayo, is the latest in a series of weather alerts issued for counties in the west over the weekend.

Status orange and status yellow warnings were in place yesterday before being lifted at 5pm.

As for today, scattered heavy showers are forecast this morning, with brighter spells expected in the afternoon.

The afternoon will be mostly dry with hazy bright spells, and just a few isolated showers.

Highest temperatures will be between 10 to 13 degrees in moderate to fresh southerly winds.

In the evening, southerly winds will gradually strengthen, becoming very windy with a band of showery rain moving in from the Atlantic during the evening.

The rain will clear early in the night followed by blustery or thundery showers and clear spells.