Yellow weather alert in place for North West

Motorists are being warned of dangerous road conditions as Ireland is hit with a status yellow rainfall warning.


The alert is set to remain in place until 8 o’clock this evening.


Even worse conditions are expected in the south-east, with an orange warning for Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow until midday.


Heavy downpours will lead to some flooding, according to Met Éireann.