Met Éireann has issued two separate weather warnings for the coming week.
Munster and Wexford are being placed under a status yellow wind warning from 6am on Tuesday (August 25th) until 7pm that evening.
“It will become very windy on Tuesday as strong southwest winds, veering westerly, with widespread mean speeds between 50 and 65km/h and gusts between 90 and 110km/h, higher in coastal areas.”
Up to 50mm of rain
Meanwhile, a status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for the entire country.
“Intense rainfall is expected at times Monday night and on Tuesday. Falls of 30 to 50mm are expected with surface flooding.”
“This rainfall will further elevate river levels and may result in river flooding also.” the national forecaster warned.
The warning is valid from 9pm tonight (Monday, August 24th) until 9pm tomorrow.