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Status yellow warning for four counties; Expecting heavy rain and local floods

Met Éireann comes up with a status yellow warning in four counties Cork, Kerry, Galway and Mayo.

A rainfall of 25 to 40mm is expected in these counties and this will be higher in mountainous regions. They have also predicted the chances of local floods too.

The warning will come into effect from Tuesday 6 pm to midday of Wednesday. Areas except the above mentioned are expected to get some better weather on Tuesday.

The rain will start from the southwest by early afternoon with drizzles and mist and this will extend to most areas later. Changes are expected with regards to temperature as well.

Met Éireann said that rain “will spread countrywide on Tuesday night, with some heavy falls, bringing a risk of localised spot flooding”

Wednesday is also expected to see more rain as Met Éireann predicts it as a wet and windy day with continued risk of localised spot flooding.

They added that “strong and gusty southerly winds will veer westerly and ease later in the day”.  

T is expected that the rain is set to clear by Wednesday night with Thursday being “a mostly dry day with sunny spells at first” and some cloud later in the day. 

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