Irish weather: Met Eireann put weather warning in place for 18 counties ahead of 'very wet and windy' Wednesday
Met Eireann have put in place a weather warning for all of Munster and Leinster.
The National Forecaster is predicting "very wet and windy" weather during Wednesday.
The 24-hour Status Yellow alert comes into force at midnight tonight.
Warning what is to come, a forecaster said: "Very wet and windy weather is expected to affect mainly Munster and south Leinster during Wednesday."
All of Munster (Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford) is affected as well as all of Leinster (Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois,Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow).
Meanwhile, today is expected to be mostl y dry with some drizzle.
Met Eireann wrote on their website: "This morning will be dry and bright, with frost clearing. Cloud will gradually increase from the Atlantic during the day, bringing outbreaks of rain and drizzle this afternoon, mainly to the southwest and to western coastal areas.Video Loading Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now
"Most other areas will remain dry during daylight hours, but a few spots of rain or drizzle will extend to other parts this evening. Becoming breezy, especially in Atlantic coastal areas, with freshening southerly winds. Maximum temperatures 7 to 10 Celsius.Irish Mirror readers' snow pictures View gallery
"Tonight will be cloudy and wet, with rain becoming widespread. The rai n will turn heavy in places, especially in Munster, with a risk of localized flooding. Hill and coastal fog also. Minimum temperatures 4 to 8 Celsius, in fresh and gusty south to southeast winds."
Looking ahead to the rest of the week, a forecaster added: "Overall, remaining unsettled and changeable for the rest of the week. Mild at first, but early indications suggest that it will become very cold over St. Patrick's weekend."Source: Google News