Storm Callum officially named as Waterford hit with Status Orange warning

12 October, 2018, 00:31 | Author: Charlene Valdez
  • Met Eireann issues status yellow warning with 'wet and very windy' weather expected

The Met Office said that "leaves and twigs, brought down by the wind, could block drains and culverts, increasing the likelihood of flooding".

Met Eireann issued the Status Orange warning for Galway on Wednesday evening ahead of Storm Callum which will hit Ireland on Thursday night.

The strongest winds are expected across eastern areas of Northern Ireland during the early hours of Friday morning followed by Scotland from mid-morning onward.

Meteorologist with Met Eireann Joanna Donnelly says all coastal counties will be impacted.

A storm that's been dubbed "Callum" will pass to northwest of the United Kingdom on Friday, bringing winds of up to 70mph and a prolonged downpour that will create hazardous conditions across the country.

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In these areas, the national forecaster states that strong winds associated with Storm Callum, coinciding with high spring tides will affect Ireland on Thursday night and Friday morning.

Cork and Kerry are also affected by the status orange wind warning, but those counties have been advised to adhere to the warning between 10pm tonight and 9am in the morning.

Higher ground in the south and south west could see up to 100mm by the end of the day and the rain is expected to be accompanied by strong winds, gusting up to 60mph.

Train services between Swansea and Carmarthen are being suspended during parts of Friday because of Storm Callum.

Arriva is also cancelling services between Llandudno Junction and Blaenau Ffestiniog on both Friday and Saturday.

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The zone of heavy rain affecting England and Wales on Friday is then expected to move slowly northwards on Saturday, when a further yellow weather warning is in place.

"We would urge drivers to take care in wet conditions".

"Widespread flooding from surface water and rivers is possible across south Wales on Friday and Saturday, and is possible but not now expected elsewhere in Wales and parts of north-west England". On Saturday the rain could become even heavier.

The council has distributed sandbags to protect homes at risk of flooding.

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