A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Cork

Heavy and persistent rain is set to fall from the early hours of Thursday morning


A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for Cork, Kerry, Clare, Limerick along with all of Connaught 

The alert will come into effect in the early hours of Thursday morning and last until 6am on Friday.

Heavy and persistent rain is set to fall over the 10 affected counties during these hours.

Met Eireann is warning that these downpours may lead to some flooding and disruption.

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