BREAKING: Met Éireann issues second thunderstorm warning for Limerick

David Hurley

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BREAKING: Met Éireann issues second thunderstorm warning for Limerick

Torrential downpours are being forecast by Met Éireann

MET Éireann has issued a second thunderstorm warning for Limerick in less than 24 hours.

In a status yellow weather warning, issued this Sunday morning, the forecaster warned that thunderstorms will develop in Limerick and accross the country today.

A separate warning was issued on Saturday evening and social media was alive across Limerick as people posted images and videos of the thunder and lightning.

Torrential downpours can be expected in some areas this Sunday and Met Éireann says there is a risk of hail and localised flooding.

The thunderstorm warning, which remains valid from midday to 11pm, applies to Munster, Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Offaly and Westmeath.