Met Eireann issues 24 hour flood warning for Cork and Waterford 1 month ago

Met Eireann issues 24 hour flood warning for Cork and Waterford

Stay safe out there.

Met Eireann has issued a warning for the next 24 hours as two counties are at risk of flooding and the country sees more rainy conditions.

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Cork and Waterford have been placed under a weather warning as severe rainfall on Tuesday (6 September) is on the way.

A Status Yellow Rain Warning has been issued for the two southerly counties.

The rest of the country is expected to see heavy showers as we head into Wednesday.

"Rainfall accumulations from heavy showers or longer spells of rain today and overnight with isolated thunderstorms and spot flooding," the warning read.

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The weather warning is in place from 7.17am on Tuesday until 7am on Wednesday.

The overall national forecast, issued by Met Eireann this morning, reads: "Today, heavy showers or longer spells of rain will spread northwards to all areas through the day with some isolated thunderstorms and spot flooding possible, especially in the south.

"On Wednesday, showers or longer spells of rain will spread to all areas, many of them heavy with isolated thunderstorms and spot flooding possible, especially in the south. Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees Celsius.

"On Thursday, there'll be bright or sunny spells. Showers in eastern areas at first and then spreading to all areas, many of them heavy with a possibility of thunder. Highest temperatures of 17 to 20 degrees Celsius."

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