01 November 2014 05:02
Today will start mostly dry with good sunny spells over much of the country. However, it will be cloudier in the west and southwest as rain is pushing further inland. The will rain will spreading countrywide later this morning and early afternoon and turn heavy and persistent, especially in the southern half of the country which may lead to spot flooding. Fresh southerly winds will become strong and gusty in the afternoon and gradually veer southwesterly and ease later in the evening. Top temperatures will 11 to 14 degrees.Tonight
The rain will clear eastwards during the evening but will still be heavy over the east until midnight. Scattered showers will continue overnight. Moderate to fresh southwesterly winds will ease towards morning. Lowest temperatures will be 6 to 8 degrees.
Tomorrow, Sunday will be cool and breezy. Good sunny spells at first with heavy scattered showers with risk of thundery downpours later. Top temperatures will be 10 to 13 degrees in a moderate to fresh southwesterly breeze.
Headline: Unsettled weather with heavy showers but dry and sunny midweek ahead of a further spells wet and windy weather. Turning cooler with grass frost at times.
Sunday night scattered showers will continue and winds will ease but stay fresh along east and south coasts. It will be cold with lowest temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 degrees with grass frost in places.
Monday will be cooler with further heavy showers. Moderate southerly winds will veer southwest to west. Top temperatures will be just 8 to 10 degrees. Monday night will be cool again with lowest temperatures around 2 to 4 degrees as winds veer northwesterly.
There will be further showers on Tuesday but these will gradually ease and good sunny spells will develop. Still cool with top temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees in a moderate northwesterly breeze.
Wednesday will be mostly dry with good sunny spells and light variable winds. But another band of rain is approaching from the west in strengthening southerly winds and Thursday will be wet and windy. The rain will clear to showers on Friday and winds will ease.