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Published on August 6th, 2019 | by

Weather warning for Roscommon

After two days of torrential downpours, a  Status Yellow rainfall warning for Connacht, including County Roscommon, remains in place.

The warning advises that “Heavy or prolonged showers with the risk of thundery downpours could lead to rainfall accumulations of 25 to 40 mm over the period”.

The warning remains valid until 6pm today Tuesday August 6th.

The Met Eireann forecast for the remainder of the week is as follows:


While there will still be some shower activity tomorrow, Wednesday, overall it will be a significantly less showery day (although any showers that do develop will be intense) and good spells of sunny weather will occur, especially during the morning and early afternoon. Highs of 18 to 21 degrees in westerly breezes.


Thursday: A less showery day with long periods of sunny weather in easterly breezes and highs of 19 to 22 degrees. Heavy rain spreading from Munster to all parts of the country overnight. Strong easterly winds for a time.

Friday: A fairly wet day at times with showers and outbreaks of showery rain. Close and humid with highs of 17 to 22 degrees.

Saturday: Another very showery day. Cooler also with highs of 17 to 20 degrees in gusty northwesterly winds.

Sunday: Less showery with longer drier and sunnier periods. Highs of 17 to 21 degrees in light westerly breezes.


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