Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow weather warnimg for the North West.
It came into efffect from 00.01pm on Sunday 24th December and remains in force until Monday 25th December at 09.00
The areas affected include Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Galway and Mayo.
Expect periods of heavy rain at times through Christmas Eve and overnight and for a time Christmas morning with local spot flooding.
In addition, southwesterly winds will increase strong and gusty, especially near coastal fringes.