Another weather warning is in place for most parts today as strong winds and heavy rain are expected to batter the country.

Up to 40 millimetres of rain is expected, and the rain may be preceded by falls of snow especially over the midlands, north and northwest.

Southeast gales or strong gales will also spread to all Irish coastal waters and the Irish Sea during the day….

Breaking News .ie 22/03/13. Read the article ‘Met Eireann issues gale and rain warning’