Status Yellow rainfall warning in place for midlands and north-east

A weather warning is in place in for parts of the midlands and north-east today as heavy rain hits the country.

Met Éireann has issued a yellow alert which is in place until 10pm tonight.

It says spot flooding could be an issue with up to 40mm of rainfall possible in places.

The warning is in place for Longford, Louth, Westmeath, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan.