Met Éireann issues warning with heavy rain set to hit Galway

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Met Éireann has updated its earlier rainfall warning to include the counties of Galway, Mayo, Clare, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford.

A status yellow warning has been issued, as forecasts predict between 25 to 40 mm of rain in the 24 hour period from noon on Friday to noon on Saturday with flooding in places.

Higher amounts are possible on some mountains.

The warning is valid from today, Friday at 12pm to 12pm tomorrow, Saturday.