There’s a grim few days in store with Met Eireann forecasting plenty of heavy rain in the next few days with a chance of spot flooding.
It’s a cloudy morning in the capital and the forecaster says we can expect some showers today with just some limited sunny spells and highs of 12C.
The showers will die out this evening but it will be a cold night with temperatures of between 5 and 8C.
It will be nice tomorrow morning with good sunny spells and highs of 14C.
But cloud will increase during the afternoon and rain will spread up from the south during the evening.
The heavy rain will continue into early next week with Monday predicted to be a wet and blustery day with very heavy rain and the chance of spot flooding.
Here’s the national forecast for early next week:
Monday: “ South to southeast winds will be fresh to strong and gusty near windward coasts. It will be less windy further west and northwest.
“Maximum temperatures will range 11 to 14 degrees. Windy with further spells of rain on Monday night, heavy at times with spot flooding.
“Moderate to fresh south to southeast winds increasing strong to near gale and gusty near Munster and Leinster coasts. Minimum temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees.”
Tuesday: “While the exact details remain uncertain, showers or longer spells of rain are likely and there is potential for strong and gusty winds from a southerly direction, especially near coasts. Maximum temperatures will be around 13 to 15 degrees.”
Wednesday: “ At present, a calmer day is signalled with light variable winds becoming northerly later.
“Possibly some residual rain in the northwest will be clearing northwards, and rain may arrive in the south later in the day. Maximum temperatures 11 to 14 degrees.”
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