Heavy rain forecast as weather warning issued

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Galway Daily weather Heavy rain forecast as weather warning issued

Galway is in for heavy rain on Tuesday, with Met Eireann issuing a status yellow weather warning for the county.

Spells of rain overnight and on Tuesday will be heavy at times, leading to spot flooding, the warning states.

The rain warning for Galway and all of Munster will be in effect from 3am until 3pm on Tuesday.

Galway is forecast to see a somewhat unsettled week according to Met Eireann, with more rain expected after Tuesday.

Monday will be dry but mostly overcast aside from some short sunny spells in the early afternoon.

Strong westerly winds will veer southerly and die down in strength as the day progresses. Highest temperatures today of 6 – 8 degrees, but getting considerable colder overnight.

Aside from the rain, which is expected to continue into the evening after the weather warning has expired, Tuesday will also be a blustery day.

Moderate to strong variable winds are expected throughout the day, though winds will be strongest in the morning.

Highest temperatures on Tuesday of 10 – 12 degrees, with overnight lows of 6 – 9 degrees, coldest inland.

Wednesday will be cold and damp, with showers of rain turning heavy at times, and strongest in the morning.

Average temperatures on Wednesday of 6 – 8 degrees, with moderate to strong southwesterly to westerly winds.