HEAVY thundery downpours are expected across Munster this Sunday, according to a Met Eireann weather alert.
The forecaster has issued a Status Yellow rainfall warning for Munster, Connacht and Leinster this Sunday.
It came into effect at 12pm and runs until 8pm this Sunday night.
“Some heavy thundery downpours this afternoon and evening, with a risk of local spot flooding,” warns Met Eireann.
Bright this afternoon. Showers becoming more widespread, some heavy with thundery downpours & local spot flooding, especially over central parts, with excess water on roads. Some sunny spells too. Highs 10-14 C in light variable breezes and feeling mild outside of the showers pic.twitter.com/7Kqrxq5qNy— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) April 8, 2018
It is currently dry and quite warm in Limerick this Sunday lunchtime, but poor weather is on the way, according to Met Eireann.
AA Roadwatch is urging motorists to pay attention to conditions, with roads already wet in much of Tipperary and Cork.
Status Yellow Rainfall Warning for Munster, Leinster and Connacht now in place until 8pm, with especially wet roads at the moment in Cork and Tipperary.— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) April 8, 2018
Updates at https://t.co/PSzIBsvOzE pic.twitter.com/CLZyYbJjhc