first_imgWhatsApp Twitter Linkedin Advertisement Previous articleLimerick City gallery celebrates 30 years of artistic endeavourNext articleCruises Street benefits from free public WiFi and urban garden John Keoghhttp://www.limerickpost.ie  LIMERICK City and County Council is urging motorists to drive with caution over the next 24 hours after Met Éireann issued a weather warning with heavy rainfall expected and a risk of flooding overnight Thursday and into Friday.An Orange Rainfall Alert has been put in place for Limerick as well as Connacht, Donegal, Cork, Kerry, Clare and Tipperary.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Met Éireann says widespread, very heavy rain, with some thundery downpours will develop Thursday night and persist through Friday, leading to spot flooding and possibly accumulations of 35 to 50mm, but up to 70mm possibly on hilly ground and on mountains.Limerick City and County Council says motorists should drive with extreme caution during the period.When driving in wet conditions drivers are reminded to drive with dipped headlights at all times, allow extra distance between their vehicle and the vehicle in front, allow extra space between their vehicle and vulnerable road users such as cyclists and motorcyclists, and to not attempt driving through flooded roads.Pedestrians and cyclists are also being advised to wear a high visibility jacket or reflective armband.More safety advice is available from www.rsa.ie and weather information from www.met.ie. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live center_img TAGSlimerickLimerick City and County CouncilMet Éireann Print Email Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Facebook Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories NewsBreaking newsLimerick Council issues weather warningBy John Keogh – September 10, 2015 597 Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img