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Réamhaisnéis Náisiúnta

Issued at: 22 October 2021 21:54

TONIGHT

Isolated light showers will soon die out to give a largely dry night with just light southerly breezes. However, later tonight southerly winds will freshen, and rain will move into parts of the west and northwest towards morning. Lowest temperatures of 6 to 10 degrees Celsius.

TOMORROW - Saturday 23rd October

Outbreaks of rain will push in across the western half of the country during Saturday morning, elsewhere staying dry albeit cloudy. During the afternoon and evening, rain will gradually extend countrywide, heavy at times across southern coastal counties with a risk of localised flooding. Rather windy too, in fresh to strong southerly winds. Top temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees Celsius.

National Outlook

Overview: Staying unsettled.

Saturday night: A wet start on Saturday night with outbreaks of rain. There will be further heavy falls in places with a risk of some localised flooding. Rain will clear eastwards into the Irish Sea later in the night with scattered showers following from the west. A mild night with lowest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees in fresh southwest winds.

Sunday: Bright spells and showers on Sunday. The showers will be frequent across the west and north of the country with some heavy downpours possible. Highest temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees in fresh and gusty southwest winds. On Sunday night, showers will become largely confined to Atlantic coastal counties with good clear spells developing elsewhere. A cooler night with lowest temperatures of 6 to 9 degrees in moderate to fresh southwest winds.

Monday: Monday looks set to be a fresh day with sunny spells and scattered showers. The best of the sunshine across the east and south of the country with the showers most frequent in the west and north. Maximum temperatures ranging 10 to 13 degrees in fresh and gusty southwest winds. Early on Monday night, rain will develop in the southwest, extending nationwide overnight. Lowest temperatures of around 7 to 10 degrees, occurring early in the night. It will turn milder overnight in strengthening southwest winds.

Tuesday: Persistent rain will clear from the northeast of the country early on Tuesday. It will then be a very mild day with scattered patches of rain or drizzle. It will be mostly cloudy, but a few bright or sunny spells are possible in the east. There will be mist and fog on hills and some coasts. Highs of 13 to 16 degrees in fresh to strong southwest winds. During Tuesday evening, persistent rain will spread across much of the west and north of Ireland, extending south to most areas on Tuesday night. Minimum temperatures of 10 to 15 degrees, coolest in Ulster.

Wednesday: Outbreaks of rain on Wednesday, most persistent in the southwest, west and north.

 

Met Éireann

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