Bright and sunny morning with a few showers later

Weather update from Met Éireann

Bright and sunny this morning and mostly dry too. A few showers will push in over Ulster and north Connacht this morning, some heavy at times with hail possible. Isolated showers will move south over the rest of the country later this afternoon but most areas will remain dry. A light to moderate northwest breeze and highs of 8 to 12 degrees.

Any lingering showers will die out with long clear and dry spells developing overnight. Winds will fall light and it will be rather chilly too with lows of -1 to 3 degrees and some patchy frost. Some mist and fog patches will also form under any prolonged clear skies.

A cold start to Saturday but there will be some good sunny spells too. Cloud will build from the southwest later so the sunshine will become rather hazy. Southeasterly breezes will pick up too with highest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees.

Mostly dry at first Saturday night with cloud continuing to build from the south. Outbreaks of rain will push in across Munster later in the night as southeasterly breezes freshen. Lows of 4 to 8 degrees.

Sunday is set to be rather wet and windy as a band of rain moves over from the south early in the morning. The rain will extend to all areas by midday. The rain will clear to showers as blustery southeast winds change southwesterly in the afternoon. Highs of 10 to 13 degrees.

Sunday night will see scattered blustery showers across western counties with a few extending further east. Counties across Leinster should stay mostly dry with a mix of cloud and clear spells. Staying mild overnight with lows of 9 to 12 degrees and moderate to fresh southwesterlies.

Generally cloudy and dull on Monday with scattered showers across western counties. More persistent showers will move in later in the afternoon from the west but it should mostly dry in the east at first until showers move over later. Moderate to fresh southerlies and highs of 11 to 14 degrees.

A cloudy night on Monday with showers becoming widespread for a time early in the night. Fresh southwesterly winds and lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees.

Current models suggest another wet and blustery day on Tuesday with showers. Highest temperatures of 10 to 14 degrees.