Met Eireann issues Status Yellow rain warning with 'surface flooding'

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Met Eireann Dublin Laois Ireland Laois Laois Laois Weather Met Eireann issues Status Yellow rain warning and 'surface flooding'

Met Eireann issues Status Yellow rain warning and 'surface flooding'

Met Eireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for counties surrounding Laois with a risk of spot flooding.

The warning is valid for all of Munster, Dublin, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Galway and Mayo from 2.00am on Tuesday until 2.00pm on Tuesday. 

Heavy rainfall between 20-30mm is expected to fall over a short period, leading to some surface flooding. Higher totals are expected in mountainous areas.

This rainfall warning was issued at 9.00am on Monday. Southeast winds will increase to reach gale or strong gale force on Monday night on coasts from Mizen Head to Slyne Head to Rossan Point, extending to all coasts overnight.