A Status Orange rainfall warning has been extended by Met Éireann until midday today for three southeastern counties, with the possibility of flooding in parts.
Counties Wexford, Waterford, and Wicklow can all expect heavy downpours in the coming hours.
The warning was due to expire at 8am this morning but has been extended by four hours, following "significant" accumulations of rainfall.
Updated Status Orange - Rain warning for Waterford, Wexford, Wicklow Following significant accumulations of rainfall, there will be additional accumulations this morning, with flooding in placeshttps://t.co/Xg3aMJlyuS
Valid: 17:30Wednesday27/10/2021 to12:00Thursday 28/10/2021 pic.twitter.com/180iAQiSq6
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) October 28, 2021
A less severe Yellow warning has been issued for counties Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny and Cork until midday.
Met Éireann said that following the recent heavy rain, "there will be additional rainfall accumulations this morning", adding that there will be flooding in places.
The forecaster said: “The rain will clear early this afternoon to scattered showers and brighter spells.
"However a further spell of rain will move into the southwest late this afternoon, spreading across Munster during the evening and becoming heavy at times.
“Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees in light to moderate south to southwest breezes.”