MET Eireann issued a status
yellow advisory for unseasonably wet and windy weather
for Inishowen and county Donegal effective from 9pm last
night until 6pm on Saturday, 22nd August.
Donegal County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team
are keeping the approaching weather pattern under review
and will continue to monitor local conditions as Storm
The public is being asked to be vigilant with regards to
falling trees and debris. Heavy rain may overwhelm
drains and gullies leading to surface flooding and
property owners and occupiers are being asked to check
drains and gullies for potential blockages.
Sea surges, of up to 0.5 m, are forecasted along the
coast during this period of very high astronomical
spring tides. The public are being asked to be extra
vigilant along the coast and to ‘Stay back, stay high
and stay dry’. Caravans, camper vans and tents should
not be used in exposed coastal areas.