The warning also applies for ten other counties, including Cavan and Monaghan.

A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for 11 counties for 24 hours from tonight.

Met Éireann says heavy rain is being forecast for Connacht as well as Cavan, Longford, LouthMeath, Monaghan and Westmeath.

The warning comes into place from 9pm tonight until 9pm tomorrow.