Rain warning issued for Galway for Thursday night

galway daily news Weather warning for heavy wind and rain to hit Galway

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow warning for rain for tonight in Galway and seven other counties in the west and north-west.

Heavy rain will cause some localised flooding in the affected counties overnight and into Friday morning.

The warning comes into effect at 10pm today, Thursday, and will remain in pace until 8am on Friday morning.

Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Longford, Mayo, Roscommon, and Sligo are also affected by the warning.