WEATHER: Offaly hit with severe rainfall warning

Justin Kelly

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WEATHER: Offaly hit with severe rainfall warning

Offaly is currently basking in beautiful summer weather with potentially temperatures reaching 26 degrees today but Met Éireann have issued a surprise weather alert. 

They have issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Leinster, including Offaly, as well as for Cavan and Monaghan, Donegal and parts of Munster. 

There is a widespread expectation of rain with the risk of heavy and thundery downpours for a time on Saturday which may lead to accumulations of 20-30mm.

The warning was issued at 1pm on Thursday and is valid from 3am on Saturday morning until 3pm that afternoon. 

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