Three weather warnings have been issued affecting 10 counties 1 week ago

Three weather warnings have been issued affecting 10 counties

Rain, rain, rain.

Three separate weather warnings have been issued for Ireland, one of which will remain in effect until Monday morning.

A Status Yellow rainfall warning has been issued by Met Éireann for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

It was issued at 12pm on Friday and is valid from 9am on Saturday until 9am on Monday morning.

Met Éireann has warned there will be heavy rain and blustery conditions at times from Saturday morning into Monday. Accumulations of between 40-60mm of rainfall is possible in some areas with some spot flooding.

Even greater rainfalls are expected in mountainous areas with the risk of some flash flooding.

On Friday morning, the Met Office also issued two weather warnings for northern counties.

The first is a Status Yellow thunderstorm warning for Fermanagh, Tyrone and Derry, which is in effect from 1pm on Friday until 10pm on Friday night.

The Met Office said that while some places will avoid the worst of it, thundery showers could lead to flooding in places.

A Status Yellow rainfall warning was also issued for Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Tyrone and Derry, which is valid from 9pm on Saturday until 10pm on Saturday.

Heavy rain may cause some flooding in these counties.