Rain, hail and snow are forecast in some areas as a cold snap hits Ireland later this week.
Carlow Weather’s Alan O’Reilly has warned that a brief “cool explosion” will appear on the cards before milder conditions return.
Mild air should give way to a brief cool breeze over the weekend, but the latest GFS upper air temperature forecast shows here it could return to mild air, he said. next week”.
Meanwhile, today will be light winds and cloudy with limited morning spells – with temperatures reaching 12°C.
Meet Eireann said there will be some amount of dry weather tomorrow before any rain becomes more prominent.
“There will be some amount of dry weather Wednesday morning, with some periods of light or sunshine and only isolated drizzle,” the national forecaster said.
“It will be more cloudy later in the day and light showers and drizzles will become more frequent.
“Highest temperatures between 8°C and 11°C with moderate westerly winds”.
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Rains will continue through Wednesday night, continuing in the West Coast and Northwest coastal areas overnight, while drier in other areas.
The lowest temperature is set to drop from 5°C to 9°C overnight.
CHILDREN NEXT WEEK
Clouds and sunshine will linger on Thursday morning, but light drizzle will continue to affect western coastal areas.
However, the Met Eireann warned that the rain could turn heavier afterwards.
They said: “The rain will move northwest tomorrow morning and be heavy at times.
“The rain band will move southeast across the country through the afternoon and evening, followed by clear and scattered showers from the northwest.
“It will be windy and sometimes windy, with new to strong southwesterly winds and strong winds developing.
“Temperatures in the early afternoon will be around 10°C to 12°C, but will drop sharply once the rain stops.”
Thursday night will be mostly dry and cold, but scattered showers, hail or hail could come later.
The Met Eireann also warned that some snow could also occur in the mountains in Ulster.
The lowest temperature will be between 0°C and 5°C.
WEATHER OF THE WEEK
Friday, it will turn cold with bursts of sunshine accompanied by a few showers or scattered showers.
The highest temperature will be between 5°C and 8°C.
Friday night will be cold, clear and with scattered showers with hail.
The lowest temperature is set between 1°C and 5°C.
The Met Eireann says there is some uncertainty in the weekend’s forecast, but it is now predicting milder weather with some rain affecting the northern half of the country.
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