More rain on the way – Up to 50 millimetres of rain forecast for Northwest

Met Eireann is warning of some localised spot flooding in parts of the country this morning.

A status yellow rainfall warning is in place for counties in South Leinster with up to 40 millimetres expected.

Meanwhile, up to 50 millimetres of rain could fall in Sligo, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford.

There was heavy rain in the early hours of this morning in Co Sligo, and motorists are urged to drive with care this morning.