WEATHER WARNING: Met Eireann warning of 'frequent lightning strikes' and thundery downpours today

Met Eireann has updated its Status Yellow Weather Warning

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WEATHER WARNING: Met Eireann now warning of 'frequent lightning strikes' and thundery downpours today

WEATHER WARNING: Met Eireann now warning of 'frequent lightning strikes' and thundery downpours today

Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow Weather Warning for much of the country. 

Leitrim is included in the warning along with all of Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Kildare, Kilkenny, Offaly, Longford, Westmeath, Meath, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary.

Met Eireann is warning of thundery downpours with frequent lightning strikes this afternoon and evening. Potentially large amounts of rainfall in a short period of time with spot flooding. The warning is in place from 12 noon to 11pm.