Tuesday's weather: Rain warning in place, but showers will dissipate later

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Today

Rain in many areas this morning, persistent and heavy in many southern areas especially, with the risk of local spot flooding.

Becoming brighter this afternoon with sunny spells developing and scattered showers.

Showers will die away this evening with a dry end to the day.

Winds will become moderate to fresh westerly this afternoon and highest temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees Celsius, coolest in northern areas

Tonight

Dry early tonight with clear periods, but cloud and rain will spread off the Atlantic and extend to most places overnight.

Lowest temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees Celsius.

Weather alert

Status yellow rainfall warning for Wexford, Cork, Kerry and Waterford

A spell of heavy rain later tonight and on Tuesday morning is expected to lead to accumulations of 15 to 30mm in places, with the highest rainfall in coastal and hilly areas with local spot flooding.