Met Eireann issue nationwide thunder warning
A nationwide thunder warning is in place until midnight.
Met Eireann has issued the weather warning for this afternoon and evening.
The warning was issued on Tuesday morning and will be in place from noon to midnight.
According to the forecaster there will be 'widespread showers, with heavy thundery downpours through the course of the afternoon and evening, particularly over parts of Leinster, Connacht and Ulster with the risk of localised spot flooding.'
Misty conditions with hill and coastal fog are also expected.