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Dublin: 5°C Tuesday 25 January 2022

Rainfall warning issued for south of country

Cork and Kerry will be worst hit.

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A STATUS YELLOW rainfall warning will be in place from 9am today until 9am tomorrow.

The warning covers Cork and Kerry.

Met Éireann says a spell of heavy rain is expected to develop today over south Munster. It will continue overnight, before clearing northwards tomorrow morning. Some 25 to 40mm of rain is expected, with Kerry and west Cork being worst hit.

There is rain in many parts of the country this morning.

Met Éireann says today will be cool with some sunny spells and scattered heavy rain or hail showers, mainly in southern, eastern and northeastern areas. There will be isolated thunderstorms on parts of the east coast.

met There's a lot of rain coming for Cork and Kerry Source: Met Éireann

Highest temperatures will reach 11 to 14 degrees Celsius.

There’ll be scattered showers in Ulster overnight, but rain will develop elsewhere and turn persistent and heavy in places.

However, it’s expected to clear from southwestern counties towards dawn. Lowest temperatures will dip to seven to 10 degrees Celsius in many areas, but fall to four or five in the southwest.

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