Met Eireann forecast as FOUR sub zero days with cold winter snap hitting Ireland

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Met Eireann has warned of four days of 0C in Ireland this week as a cold winter snap hits.

Saturday night, Sunday night, Tuesday night and Wednesday night will all see the mercury hit zero with the last night mentioned dipping to as low as -2C.

Saturday will see rain extending over the Dublin region but gradually clearing making way for sunny spells and scattered showers in the evening.

Highest temperatures of 11C will drop to 0C overnight with patches of mist and frost in many areas.

Here’s how the rest of the weekend is looking and the start of next week according to Met Eireann:  

Tomorrow: “Sunday will be a mostly bright day with sunny spells and perhaps a few showers. It will be cloudy in the southeast during the morning with some patchy rain or drizzle near the south coast, but brightening up in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees with moderate west to southwest breezes dropping to 0C overnight.”

Monday

: “It will start off dry with some sunny spells. It will become cloudier in the west with rain moving in over Connacht and Ulster in the afternoon and evening. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees with moderate to fresh southerly winds. On Monday night, rain will affect much of Ulster, Connacht and west Munster. Lowest temperatures of 5 to 9 degrees.”

Tuesday: “It will be mostly cloudy with persistent or heavy rain over the western half of the country and with showers further east. The rain in the west will extend eastwards through the afternoon and evening with clear spells and a few showers following on Tuesday night. Highest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees with fresh southerly winds, becoming westerly and easing as rain clears. The night will be cold with lowest temperatures of 0 to 4 degrees.”

Wednesday: “It will be mainly dry with sunny spells and perhaps a few light showers near west and north coasts. Highest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees with light westerly breezes. Wednesday night will be cold and dry with lowest temperatures of -2 to +2 degrees and with frost in many areas.”

They added: “Thursday will continue dry with sunny spells. However, rain will move in from the west towards evening and spread across the country on Thursday night. Highest temperatures of 5 to 8 degrees with light to moderate southerly breezes.

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Fridayand next weekend will continue unsettled with spells of rain or showers at times.”

Source: Dublin News