Councils in four counties in the south are on high alert for flooding this morning following heavy rain overnight.
A status orange rainfall warning is in place for Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford until 9pm, with up to 80 milimetres forecast to fall in places.
A similar status yellow alert is in place across the rest of the country, while there are eight counties under a wind warning.
Met Eireann says 'Wet and windy today as further pulses of heavy rain spread northwards across the country with a continued risk of localised flooding. Strong and gusty southerly winds, particularly strong along southern coasts this morning, as gales develop near coasts.'
Wet and windy today as pulses of heavy rain move northwards across the country with a continued risk of localised flooding. Strong and gusty southerly winds will be particularly strong along southern coasts this morning as gales develop near coasts. Highs of 10 to 13 degrees. pic.twitter.com/oP86CgOFeN
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 23, 2021