Warning to take care on roads as weather breaks

After two days of sunshine, Met Éireann has issued severe weather weather warnings for today.

There is heavy rain and thunder forecast for many areas - which is expected to make driving conditions extremely dangerous.

The RSA says roads are most slippery when the weather breaks after a long dry spell - and greasy surfaces will increase stopping distances and risk of skids.

Roisin Nestor is from AA Roadwatch and has this advice for people taking to the roads today: