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Rain, rain go away? No, it won't. Heavy downpours to continue for the day

The east and south-east are to get the worst of it, says Met Éireann.

The latest rainfall rada at 7.30am
The latest rainfall rada at 7.30am
Image: Met.ie

YESTERDAY’S NON-STOP downpour will continue today and into this evening with only the west of the country escaping the deluge, according to Met Éireann.

A yellow alert weather warning is in place for Tipperary, Waterford and all of Leinster for today, with rainfall potentially exceeding 25mm.

The east of the country will experiences some heavy and thundery periods of rain with spot flooding to be expected in some areas. Parts of the West will also have similar conditions but western coastal counties will be drier with just scattered counties.

AA Roadwatch currently have no active flood warnings in place but is advising motorists to drive with extra care because roads are wet or damp in almost all parts of the country.

Read: Non-stop rain till midnight tomorrow, says Met Éireann >

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