Weather warning: Met Office issues heavy rain alert

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A weather warning has been issued for most of Northern Ireland with forecasters warning of heavy overnight rain.

The Met Office say the rain will hit later today and warn of the potential for localised flooding.

“Heavy rain or showers will affect the north and west of Northern Ireland on Monday evening and overnight before clearing on Tuesday morning. Rainfall accumulations of 20-30mm are possible in places. The public should be aware that there is the potential for some localised flooding,” the warning reads.

The weather front will move south on Tuesday morning with the rain clearing.