Fears of flooding as heavy rain forecast for tonight and early tomorrow, Tues., morning

Met Eireann is warning of the likelihood of flooding in areas throughout the north west tomorrow.

It’s as the latest weather pattern, called Storm Francis, crosses the country tonight and early in the morning.

An Orange Rainfall Warning for Connacht, Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan is in place from 9pm tonight until tomorrow evening.

There is concern about already high river levels in many areas and the potential for flooding.

Joan Blackburn, from Met Eireann, has been telling Ocean FM News what’s in store for tonight and into tomorrow afternoon.