Met Eireann updates weather warning covering majority of country

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Heavy rain on the way as weather warning issued for nine counties

Heavy rain on the way as weather warning issued for nine counties

Met Eireann has updated a status yellow rainfall warning that initially issued earlier today and which is currently in place.

The initial weather warning covered 20 counties but that has now been reduced to 18.

The warning remains in place for Munster, Connacht, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath. 

Wicklow and Wexford have been removed from the warning which came into effect at 6pm on Sunday and is valid until midnight on Monday.

Heavy rainfall is expected during the period with some heavy bursts occurring in short intervals of time. Met Eireann states that there is potential for flooding.