Friday's weather: Rainfall warnings remain in place for parts of the country

Information supplied by Met Éireann

Friday's weather: Rainfall warnings remain in place for parts of the country

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Today

Rather cloudy today. Heavy showers or longer spells of rain at times in Ulster, Connacht and parts of north Leinster.

Brighter further south, with scattered showers and some sunny spells developing at times. 

Top temperatures 16 to 19 degrees Celsius, in moderate south to southwest becoming westerly in places later.

Tonight

Becoming dry in many places tonight but there will be further showers in northern counties, but these will become well scattered.

Some clear periods especially in midland and southern areas with some mist and fog developing.

Overnight lows of 8 to 12 degrees Celsius, mildest in the north

Weather warnings

Rainfall warning for Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo (status yellow)

A spell of heavy rain will affect Mayo, west Galway, Sligo, and Leitrim. Totals of 25 mm expected generally, but there is the potential for 35mm on higher ground. Warning valid until 3pm.

Rainfall warning for Donegal (status yellow)

Further spells of heavy rain are expected to affect the northwest of the country with the potential for 25 to 40mm to accumulate in 24 hours in county Donegal. Greatest totals about higher ground. Valid until 6pm.