WEATHER ALERT: Flood fears as rainfall warning issued for Kilkenny
By COLIN BARTLEY
KILKENNY is being warned to brace itself for torrential rain and possible flooding.
Met Eireann today issued a status yellow rainfall warning for 20 counties including Kilkenny. The warning also covers Munster, Connacht, Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly and Westmeath.
The warning comes into effect at 6pm today and is valid for 30 hours until midnight tomorrow.
Met Eireann said: “Heavy rainfall will occur during the period indicated with the potential for heavy downpours locally and during shorter intervals.
“There is potential for flooding on already saturated or waterlogged grounds.”