Commuters urged to be careful as rainfall warning issued
Thunderstorms and hail expected throughout country
Commuters can expect heavy rain and thundery showers throughout the day, according to a Yellow Rainfall Warning issued by Met Éireann.
The meteorological service said that rainfall of between 25mm and 40mm will fall in Cork and Kerry throughout the day.
This afternoon will also see some hail and spot flooding in some parts of the country while thunderstorms are expected along the east coast.
Ireland weather map
Motorists have been warned to lower their speed throughout the country due to the wet conditions.
There is a collision causing delays in the left lane of the M11 Wexford/Dublin Road northbound at J20 Arklow North.