Rory McIlroy and the rest of the field at the Irish Open at the K Club have been forced to deal with a number of delays due to inclement weather over the course of the tournament, and on Sunday play was briefly delayed due to a hail storm.

Gimme Shelter: #DDFIrishOpen (photo credit: Dad) pic.twitter.com/onDLuzLUbx

— Open Golf Ireland (@OpenGolfIreland) May 22, 2016

Oh boy. Another hail storm at the #IrishOpen. Play is continuing for the time being... pic.twitter.com/8gsQXA5YX6

— Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) May 22, 2016

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Anybody fancy giving me a read here on 7th green at @DDFIrishOpen?? #hail https://t.co/bqvsdb34he

— Graeme McDowell (@Graeme_McDowell) May 22, 2016

McIlroy began his third round with the lead but only managed to go even-par over his first dozen holes while the rest of the field, led by Russell Knox, were going low.