Sunshine and showers in store for the week – Met Eireann
There is a mixed bag of weather in store for the week, with Met Eireann forecasting a mix of sunshine, showers and temperatures in the high teens.
Today will be a dry day with good sunny spells, however, cloud is forecast to increase in the west this evening.
Highest temperatures today will range between 14 and 15 degrees along some coasts to 19 degrees, in the midlands and south Leinster.
According to Met Eireann, tonight will start off dry but it will become increasingly cloudy.
Patchy light rain or drizzle is forecast to develop in the west after midnight and then spread eastwards to many areas by morning. There will be lowest temperatures tonight of 5 to 9 degrees.
Tomorrow Tuesday looks set to be generally cloudy with outbreaks of rain and drizzle in all areas through the day.
There will be some dry interludes too and a few sunny breaks while highest temperatures range between 15 to 19 degrees with light to moderate south to southwest breezes.
Meanwhile, Tuesday night is forecast to be mostly cloudy with patchy rain or drizzle but clearer conditions will follow from the west overnight as lowest temperatures remain between 6 to 8 degrees.
Thursday will be a mostly cloudy day with outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading eastwards to all areas early in the day.
Clearer conditions will follow from the west Thursday evening and there will be highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees with moderate south to southwest breezes.
Met Eireann has forecast for a band of heavier rain to spread eastwards to all areas on Friday, clearing on Friday night. There will be highest temperatures of 14 to 16 degrees on Friday with moderate southerly winds.
Current indications suggest that Saturday will be cool with a mix of sunshine and showers. Sunday is forecast to start off dry, however rain will spread from the southwest later.
The weather will continue unsettled in the early days of next week, according to Met Eireann.