Two weeks worth of rain expected in next 24 hours

 

Around two weeks worth of rain is expected to fall in the west over the next 24 hours.

A status yellow rainfall alert is in place for Donegal, Connacht, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick until 6am tomorrow morning with 60 millimetres expected - which could lead to some flooding in parts.

A similar wind alert for Galway and Mayo will be in place from 10am.

Cathal Nolan from Ireland's Weather Channel says the bad weather will be here for a number of days: