Status Yellow weather warning issued for 10 counties in Ireland
It's going to be a wet one out there.
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for 10 counties in Ireland.
The warning was issued for Cavan, Monaghan, Longford, Westmeath, Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Roscommon on Thursday evening.
The warning will be in place from 8am on Friday morning until 8pm on the same day.
During the afternoon the rain will break up into heavy showers, some heavy and thundery with a risk of flooding.
Showers around the country will be heavy and possibly accompanied by hail, with further thunderstorms developing in many areas.
There will also be some localised spot flooding along with some hazardous driving conditions likely through the course of the afternoon and evening.
Lowest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees can be expected throughout the day on Friday.
The weather is expected to pick up as the hours go on however, with Saturday having mainly dry with sunny spells.
More information can be found on the Met Éireann website here.