Drivers across the region are being warned to take care on the roads due to heavy rain

Drivers across the region are being warned to take care on the roads this evening due to heavy rain.

Spot flooding is being reported on roads across Cavan and Monaghan.

Motorists are advised to keep a safe distance from the car in front and reduce your speed.

Meanwhile, Met Éireann have issued a yellow weather advisory for Friday as Storm Barbara is expected to track to the north of Ireland.

It’ll bring wet and windy weather and there’ll be a risk of stormy conditions in Ulster and Connacht.