Severe thunderstorm in Kilkenny with status yellow weather warning in place

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

Severe thunderstorm in Kilkenny with status yellow weather warning in place

A weather warning has been issued for Kilkenny as heavy thunder and lightening forces people indoors.

After the recent mini heatwave there is heavy rainfall in Kilkenny City with a status yellow weather warning in place until 10pm.

Up to 50 millimetres of rain is expected to fall over the next few hours with a risk of localised flooding.

Gardaí are warning people to drive with caution and to slow down and turn on headlights when driving.