Met Eireann issues 24 hour flood warning for two Irish counties 3 months ago

Met Eireann issues 24 hour flood warning for two Irish counties

Stay safe out there.

Met Eireann has issued a warning for the next 24 hours as two counties are at risk of flooding and the country sees more rainy conditions.

Cork and Waterford have been placed under a weather warning as severe rainfall on Tuesday is on the way and a yellow weather warning is in place.

The rest of the country is expected to see heavy showers as we head into Wednesday.

The status yellow warning, which was issued on Tuesday, reads: "Rainfall accumulations from heavy showers or longer spells of rain today and overnight with isolated thunderstorms and spot flooding."

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The weather warning is in place from 7.17am on Tuesday until 7am on Wednesday.

The overall national forecast, issued by Met Eireann this morning, reads: "Today, heavy showers or longer spells of rain will spread northwards to all areas through the day with some isolated thunderstorms and spot flooding possible, especially in the south.

"On Wednesday, showers or longer spells of rain will spread to all areas, many of them heavy with isolated thunderstorms and spot flooding possible, especially in the south. Highest temperatures of 16 to 20C.

"On Thursday, there'll be bright or sunny spells. Showers in eastern areas at first and then spreading to all areas, many of them heavy with a possibility of thunder. Highest temperatures of 17 to 20C."