First ever Status Red rainfall warning in place for Kerry

The highest possible level of weather warning is in place for Kerry from 6 o’clock this evening. Rain clouds Met Éireann has put in place a Status Red rainfall warning for the county which will last until 3am on Sunday. It’s the first time ever that a Red warning has been put in place for Kerry for rainfall levels alone. Forecasters are warning of incessant falls of heavy rain overnight tonight and all day tomorrow. Accumulations of in excess of 70 millimetres of rain are expected with totals expected to be greater on higher ground. The rainfall warning is also in place for Donegal, Clare and Connacht. Siobhán Ryan of Met Éireann explains what we can expect over the weekend: [audio_player src=””]