Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for five counties 3 weeks ago

Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for five counties

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Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for Kilkenny, Wexford, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford.

The warning states from the early hours of Wednesday morning until noon on Thursday, spells of heavy rain at times will cause rainfall of 30 to 50 mm and a risk of spot flooding.

The warning was issued at 11am on Tuesday, 19 November.

The warning is in place from midnight Wednesday, 20 November until Thursday, 21 November at 12am.

In terms of Wednesday's weather, the general forecast states that we will see heavy showers and longer spells of rain over much of the country. Highest rainfall amounts will be in Munster with a risk of spot flooding in places.

Thursday is expected to see scattered outbreaks of rain, some heavy and prolonged across the south and east.

A status yellow small craft warning is also in place.

It states that, "southeast winds will reach force 6 or higher today on coasts from Malin Head to Howth Head to Roches Point."