“Bogs are ruined,” was often a short and very sharp form of greeting on entering a pub not so long ago in our culture.
It was usually thrown out by a man as a barely disguised boast that he had his turf at home and in the shed and directed at one whose winter fuel was still on the mountain.
Met Éireann doesn’t bother itself or us with the state of bogs but it does issue weather warnings.
A Status Orange – Wind Warning last night for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Waterford for tonight and tomorrow.
Storm Ellen will track over Ireland on Wednesday night and during Thursday bringing a period of severe and potentially damaging winds.
Heavy Rain and Flooding
Associated heavy rain will also bring a risk of flooding.
Due to the combination of storm surge, spring tides and onshore winds there is a potential risk of coastal flooding.
Valid: from 21:00 Wednesday 19/08/2020 to 12:00 Thursday 20-8-2020.
It will become very windy on Wednesday night and throughout the day on Thursday.
Severe Gusts and Disruption Likely
Severe gusts are likely and there is a risk of some disruption.
It will become very windy on Wednesday night and throughout the day on Thursday. Severe gusts are likely and there is a risk of some disruption.