Cloudy start but some sunny spells later

Weather update from Met Éireann

A cloudy and rather overcast start this morning with outbreaks of rain and drizzle across the northern half of the country. Some drier and perhaps sunnier spells across the south. Feeling a little cool too with highest temperatures of 13 to 19 in a northerly breeze.

Some early clear spells in the south but becoming mostly overcast everywhere later in the night with outbreaks of rain and drizzle at times too. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees in a northerly breeze.

Tomorrow is expected another mostly cloudy day with limited sunny spells but it should be largely dry. A cool northerly breeze and highs of 13 to 18 degrees.

A cloudy evening on Thursday night with outbreaks of patchy rain or drizzle a times. Some dry spells will develop across the north overnight but it will stay rather overcast. Lows of 8 to 10 degrees in a northerly breeze.

Cloudy periods and isolated sunny spells mostly on Friday but there will be a few showers during the afternoon and evening although most areas should stay largely dry. Highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees in a light northerly breeze.

Cloudy but mostly dry overnight on Friday with a few lingering showers clearing away from coastal areas later in the night. The light northerly breeze will continue with lowest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees.

Perhaps an unsettled start to the weekend with generally overcast conditions and a few showers developing in the afternoon and evening. Winds will generally fall light with highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees.

Current model indications suggest a full return to unsettled weather on Sunday with plenty of cloud and rain moving in across southern counties with strengthening winds and highs again of around 16 to 19 degrees.