Yellow weather warning in place throughout Monday and Tuesday

Met Éireann has issued a yellow warning for rainfall for the entire country from midnight tonight to Tuesday night.

The national weather forecaster said there would be persistent and occasionally heavy bands of rain crossing the country beginning on Sunday night and continuing through to Tuesday evening.

The warning is in effect from midnight tonight (Sunday) to 7pm on Tuesday.

Met Éireann said that while some areas will remain below warning levels, there is a risk of localised spot flooding with a heightened risk of flash flooding in mountainous regions where accumulations are expected to be highest.

Met Éireann said the warning would be reviewed and may be elevated in further updates to reflect the evolving situation.

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