Met Éireann issues rain warnings for several counties

The warnings are valid for 24 hours, from 9pm tonight

Met Éireann issues rain warnings for several counties

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Rainfall warnings have been issued for parts of the country for tonight & tomorrow.

One of the two status yellow warnings applies to Connacht, Kilkenny, Donegal, Clare, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford.

Rainfall between 30mm and 50mm is expected over 24 hours.

The warning is valid from 9pm tonight until 9pm tomorrow.

A separate warning applies to Cork & Kerry, and is in effect between the same times.

Met Éireann warns: "Rainfall accumulations between 30mm and 50mm expected over a 24 hour period, but higher accumulations possible in hilly and mountainous areas."

Status yellow is the lowest of three warnings levels issued by Met Éireann.