Met Eireann issues updated Status Yellow rainfall warning this evening

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RAIN KILKENNY

More rain today.....

Met Eireann has issued a new Status Yellow Rainfall warning for this evening and into tonight.

The warning covers Offaly, Kilkenny, Laois, Westmeath, Cavan, Leitrim, Roscommon, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary.

Intense rainfall will continue in places over short periods this evening due to scattered thunderstorms.

The counties had previously been covered by a Status Orange Thunder Warning.

Heavy rain and thundery showers with lightning strikes have been prevalent over Offaly this evening with some areas experiencing power outages.