Status yellow rainfall warning issued for the Republic

The warning will begin at 2am on Sunday, lasting until midnight on Monday
Status yellow rainfall warning issued for the Republic

A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for all counties in the Republic for Sunday.

Met Éireann confirmed the alert will cover the 26 counties from 2am on Sunday until midnight on Monday.

The forecaster warned that "high amounts of rainfall may cause some disruption and spot flooding".

It added the rain will likely be worst in mountainous areas.

Despite the warning, Friday is due to be largely dry with some bright spells, although there is a risk of scattered showers across the country.

It will stay mainly clear overnight. Saturday is set to be dry with a mix of cloud and sunshine.

Highest temperatures are expected to be in the region of 18-22 degrees with moderate north or northwest breezes.

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