Thunderstorms and heavy downpours forecast this afternoon

galway daily news Lightning and flooding forecast as Thunderstorm warning issued

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for thunderstorms in Galway this afternoon.

The warning for scattered thunderstorms bringing heavy downpours will be lifted at 6pm today.

The weather chiefs say that there is a risk of spot flooding in Galway, Clare and Limerick.

It will be cloudy tonight with scattered showers mainly along the coast. Lowest temperatures will be 9 or 10 degrees in light to moderate southerly winds.