Met Éireann Issues Rain Warning

Met Éireann has issued a 'yellow' weather warning for torrential rain in the west of Ireland, affecting counties Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick.

Heavy rain in western areas is due to spread eastwards today, with a clearance developing in the west later this afternoon.

The rain will then affect eastern areas during the afternoon and the evening, before clearing later tonight.

Met Éireann said rainfall amounts of 25 - 40 mm are likely and has issued a 'small craft warning', with south to southeast winds of force 6 or 7 for a time today on all coasts of Ireland.


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