Met Éireann issues immediate thunderstorm warning for eight counties

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Met Éireann Issues Immediate Thunderstorm Warning For Eight Counties Met Éireann Issues Immediate Thunderstorm Warning For Eight Counties
The warning took immediate effect from just before 3pm. Photo: File image.
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Met Éireann has issued an immediate thunderstorm weather warning for eight counties.

The forecaster has placed Cavan, Donegal, Monaghan, Leitrim, Longford, Louth, Meath, Westmeath on a status yellow thunderstorm alert.

The warning took immediate effect shortly before 3pm, and will remain in force until 8pm this evening.

The forecaster has advised that a risk of scattered thunderstorms could lead to spot flooding in these locations.

In Northern Ireland, the UK Met Office has meanwhile issued a thunderstorm warning for all six counties of the region.

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From 10am this morning, Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Tyrone and Derry have been under the yellow grade warning.

Heavy showers and thunderstorms could lead to a chance of flooding and disruption, the forecaster said.

The warning remains in place until midnight tonight.

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