Drivers warned to take care on rain-drenched roads

A yellow weather warning remains in place this morning, as overnight thundery rain in the south pushes northwards this morning.

There is a risk of local flooding and hail in some parts, with Munster and Leinster seeing the heaviest of the rain.

Driving conditions are treacherous in the areas affected.

The ESB has reported a number of power outages this morning in Dublin, Wicklow, Wexford and Waterford.

The ESB says they are aware of several lightning-related faults, and are working to fix them.

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