Rain weather warning issued for two counties 1 week ago

Rain weather warning issued for two counties

There is a risk of spot flooding in some places.

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for Cork and Waterford.

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The national forecaster issued the warning yesterday at 10am, and it will stay in place until 4pm today.

Met Éireann wrote yesterday: "Rain will be persistent for a time today before easing off later.

"Heavier downpours are expected to develop later tonight and tomorrow morning with the risk of spot flooding."

Milder weather is expected elsewhere in the country, with some showery outbreaks developing throughout the day before becoming more isolated overnight.

Tomorrow will be largely dry and clear, although clouds will bring some showers to the north and the west.

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Met Éireann have said that Wednesday will, again, be cloudy, with outbreaks of rain moving westwards in the morning.

Thursday, however, is expected to be a little sunnier and dryer in the eastern half of the country, though the west will be cloudier, with outbreaks of rain along the coastal regions.

Looking ahead to Friday and the weekend, the rain is expected to clear eastwards with sunny spells and some scattered showers predicted. Maximum temperatures will remain around the 15-19 degree mark.