Rainfall warning - up to 50mm of rain predicted
A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for counties Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford.
Met Éireann has stated that the warning will be in place from 11pm tonight (Tuesday) and last for a 25-hour period.
There is an acute risk of localised flooding, with up to 50mm of heavy rain expected in certain parts of the country, with mountainous areas highlighted as being particularly vulnerable.
In addition, a status yellow wind warning has been declared for Leinster, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford.
Southeast winds are expected to reach speeds of between 50km/h and 65km/h, with gusts of between 90km/h and 100km/h.
The warning is in effect from Wednesday 14 March, and will be in place from 8am to 6pm, with winds strongest along southern areas.