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All of Ireland hit with weather warnings for 'heavy rain'

Update: 4pm, 13 July

The weather could cause flooding and difficult travel conditions.

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All 26 counties in the Republic of Ireland have been hit with Status Yellow rain warnings.

One of the two alerts from Met Éireann applies to the provinces of Connacht, Leinster and Munster, as well as the counties Cavan and Monaghan. It will take effect from 2am to 7pm on Friday (14 July).

"Spells of heavy rain on Friday. Blustery at times also, especially on south and east coasts," it reads.

Met Éireann lists the possible impacts of the weather conditions as "localised flooding", "poor visibility" and "difficult travelling conditions".

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The second Status Yellow rain warning applies to Donegal and will be valid from 12pm on Friday until midnight.

As for the weekend, the Irish meteorological service's current forecast says Saturday will be "cloudy with widespread showers or longer spells of rain, heavy in places".

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It is set to be windy in most areas, with highest temperatures ranging from 15 to 19 degrees.

The forecast says Sunday will see a "mix of cloud and sunshine with showers", with the later becoming "widespread and heavier in the afternoon".

Highest temperatures during the day are also set to be between 15 to 19 degrees with moderate winds.

Main image via Leon Farrell / RollingNews.ie

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