Met Eireann warning of very heavy rain tonight

Met Éireann is warning people throughout Ireland to expect very heavy rain tonight.

Up to 400 millimetres is forecast to fall in a short space of time, possibly leading to spot flooding.

A yellow rainfall warning is now in place throughout the country, which will end at seven tomorrow morning.

Meteorologist Cathal Nolan, from the Midland Weather Chanel, says people need to be very careful tonight: