Various weather alerts issued for North West Counties

A status orange rain warning has been issued for four counties.


The alert is in place in  Leitrim, Longford, Cavan and Roscommon until 6pm this evening, with 50 Millimetres

of rain possible – which may lead to some flooding.


Separately, a status yellow thunderstorm is in effect across 25 counties including Sligo and Donegal, which runs until 9 o’clock tonight.


Met Eireann is forecasting heavy downpours of rain, and a change of localised flooding.