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Storm Jonas to Hit Ireland Tomorrrow

25th January 2016

Gales for the UK and Ireland tomorrow as ex USA Winter Storm Jonas passes NW Scotland. Gusts >70mph exposed N & W. Met Eireann say Tonight will start dry, however wet and very windy weather will develop during the night.

The rain will turn heavy in the southwest and west later with large rainfall totals on higher ground and spot flooding. Southerly winds will become strong and gusty as well with gale force winds in coastal areas and the chance of severe gusts in exposed parts of the west.

Temperatures will fall to 5 or 6 degrees locally early in the night, but it will become milder again with the onset of the rain.


The heavy rain will clear to scattered showers during Tuesday morning and some sunshine may develop. The very strong southerly winds will veer southwest and ease gradually during the day, but it will stay windy until early or mid-afternoon. Highest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees.

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