Another bad day of weather is expected for the South East on Sunday.

Met Eireann has issued a Status Orange weather alert for Wexford and Waterford. Meanwhile, a Status Yellow alert is in place for Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary and other Leinster counties.

Both alerts are valid from 6am until 3pm on Sunday.

The Status Orange alert for Wexford, Cork, Kerry and Waterford warns that southerly winds veering southwesterly will reach gust speeds of 110 to 120km/h along southern and southeastern coastal counties from early tomorrow Sunday until early afternoon.


A Status Orange weather alert is for weather conditions which have the capacity to impact significantly on people in the affected areas. The issue of an Orange level weather warning implies that all recipients in the affected areas should prepare themselves in an appropriate way for the anticipated conditions.

The bad weather is associated with Storm Ewan, with some severe and damaging gusts along south and southeast coasts. It will become very wet too, with widespread heavy rain and localised flooding.

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