Nationwide Status Yellow rain warning issued for Sunday

A nationwide Status Yellow rain warning has been issued by the national weather service Met Éireann and will go into force in the early hours of Sunday (September 11).

According to Met Éireann, heavy rainfall is expected, which might cause some disruption and lead in some floods, especially in mountain areas.

The Status Yellow rain warning for all counties will come into effect at 02:00a.m. on Sunday and will remain in place until midnight.

On Sunday, there will be widespread heavy and persistent rain, with more rain outbreaks possible overnight and the threat for flash flooding still present. The highest expected daytime temperatures range from 17° to 20°.

On Monday, September 12, Met Éireann predicted that rainy spells will gradually diminish and clear, with dry and sunny intervals forming and high temperatures ranging from 17° to 22°.

Saturday night will stay mostly dry at first, however cloud will thicken from the south and outbreaks of rain will spread across Munster and Connacht before dawn. Lowest temperatures of 11° to 14° in a moderate southeast breeze are expected.

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