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Rain and thunder warning issued for entire country

It is valid from 7pm until 3am tomorrow
It is valid from 7pm until 3am tomorrow

A Status Yellow rain and thunderstorm warning has been issued for the entire country.

It is valid from 7pm until 3am tomorrow.

Met Éireann say heavy rain and isolated thunderstorms will spread northwards with lightning and spot flooding in places.

Yellow level alerts indicate weather conditions that do not pose an immediate threat to the general population, but only to those exposed to risk by nature of their location and/or activity.

Festival-goers at Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, which ends tonight, were being warned to prepare for heavy downpours overnight.

Gardaí have asked road users to avoid approach roads to Stradbally until 3pm tomorrow to allow for the emptying of the festival site

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