It is in place until 8 pm this evening

A status yellow thunderstorm warning is in place this evening for seven counties.

Thunderstorm activity is expected in Cavan, Donegal, Monaghan, Leitrim, Sligo, Louth and Meath.

It’ll lead to heavy rainfall which may cause spot flooding and the alert is in place until 8 o’clock tonight.

Meanwhile in the North, a yellow rain warning’s in place for Derry, Armagh, Antrim, Down, Fermanagh and Tyrone until 9pm.