Skip to content
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Image: Met.ie

Heavy rain and risk of spot flooding as thunderstorm warning issued for 13 counties

The warning kicked in at 1.46pm and will remain in place until 8pm this evening.
May 10th 2021, 5:14 PM 42,451 11

A THUNDERSTORM WEATHER warning is currently in place for 13 counties. 

Met Éireann issued the warning for counties Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan, Donegal, Monaghan and Tipperary. 

The warning kicked in at 1.46pm and will remain in place until 8pm this evening. 

The forecaster has warned there will be thundery showers this afternoon and evening with hail and heavy downpours bringing a risk of spot flooding.

Looking ahead to tonight, the showers are expected to gradually become lighter and more isolated, with clear spells developing. 

Further showers will move into western parts of Munster towards tomorrow morning. 

Temperatures are to drop as low as 3 degrees. 

Tomorrow is forecast to start dry in many places with sunny spells. However, showers in west Munster will spread further inland during the morning and afternoon, turning heavy and thundery again with a risk of hail and spot flooding. 

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support us now

Met Éireann has said the showers will tend to be more isolated across parts of the north and east. 

Highest temperatures tomorrow will range between 12 and 15 degrees. 

Send a tip to the author

Hayley Halpin

COMMENTS (11)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a comment

     
    cancel reply
    Back to top