A Status Yellow rainfall warning is currently in effect for one county on the west coast, and will remain in effect until tomorrow morning, Thursday, July 30.

The Met Éireann warning came into effect for Co. Kerry this morning, July 29, at 7:00am, and will remain in place until the same time tomorrow morning.

The county is set to see heavy rainfall for the duration of the warning, which will bring 35mm to 50mm of rain, with higher amounts possible in mountainous areas.

Spot flooding, poor visibility and hazardous driving conditions are expected.

Weather elsewhere

Elsewhere today, it will start off dry in the morning in most areas, with some sunny spells in the northeast.

However, rain from Kerry will spread northwestwards during the day, reaching Ulster in the late afternoon. Rain today will be heaviest in the southwest and along Atlantic coasts.

Highest temperatures today should be 14° to 17° in moderate to fresh south to southeast winds.

Tonight, the rain will continue to move northeastwards, with some heavy bursts in places. A clearance will follow into the southern half of the country during the night.

It will be a relatively mild night, with lowest temperatures of 11° to 14° in moderate to fresh southerly winds, increasing to strong along Atlantic coasts towards the morning.

Conditions are set to improve tomorrow, with dry and sunny conditions in most places. Highest temperatures tomorrow will be 18° to 22°.