A Status Yellow rainfall warning is in place for South East counties tonight following a day of heavy rain.
The rain caused extensive flooding at the National Ploughing Championships in County Offaly today.
Weather warning ⚠️ for heavy rain from @MetEireann set to run until 0300. Tomorrow is @TISPOLorg @projectedward day without a road death pic.twitter.com/nFrwbY4iYH
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) September 20, 2017
The Status Yellow weather alert was issued earlier today by Met Eireann.
It warns of heavy rain continuing in the east and south tonight, with total rainfall amounts of 25 to 35mm.
The weather alert is valid until 3am and affects all counties in Munster and Leinster.
Latest Radar pic.
Today's rain moves north thru Ulster as the next pulse of rain arrives in the SW to affect the S & E this eve & overnight. pic.twitter.com/aEKl9VGHfi
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) September 20, 2017
Meanwhile, tomorrow is European Day Without A Road Death, also known as Project Edward.
It's the second year of the initiative, organised by the traffic police network in Europe, with the aim that no-one dies on European roads tomorrow.