According to Met Éireann, we are set for a wet and windy week ahead.
Monday: – It will be cloudy and misty to begin with today, with any rain clearing eastwards in the morning. There will be drier conditions with some sunny spells, though there will be scattered showers in the West. These will spread eastwards as the afternoon progresses, with top temperatures of between 9 to 12 degrees.
Monday night will see any remaining showers die out, as it will give way to dry, clear spells. Winds will be light to moderate, these will ease by morning. It will be a cold night, with temperatures dropping between – 1 to + 2 degrees and widespread frost expected.
Tuesday: - early indications suggest that Tuesday will be dry and bright to begin with, though cloud will increase, with outbreaks of rain spreading West and into the Southwest during the afternoon. Winds will be light to moderate, with top temperature of between 7 to 10 degrees.
Tuesday night will be cloudy, with some mist and rain becoming widespread. There will be no frost overnight, though winds will be strong and gusty.
Wednesday: - It will be a wet and very windy day with southeast winds increasing further strong to gale force and gusty. There is expected to be widespread rain, which will be persistent and heavy, especially over the southern half of the country. Top temperatures will range 8 to 11 degrees.
Wednesday night will see further outbreaks of rain develop and it will continue rather windy. It will be a frost-free night with lowest temperatures staying around 6 or 7 degrees.
Thursday:- The rain will ease on Thursday, with some bright or sunny spells developing. Scattered showers will be heavy at times with the risk of hail or thunder. Southeast winds will decrease moderate to fresh. Top temperatures on Thursday of 9 to 12 degree, while it will stay largely frost-free on Thursday night.
Friday:- It will be another bright day with sunny spells on Friday. Any scattered showers, will mainly affect the east and south of the country, in the moderate to fresh southeast to east winds. It will turn slightly cooler in the afternoon, with top temperatures around 6 to 8 degrees in the north and parts of the east but 9 to 11 elsewhere.
Friday night will be mostly dry with some clear spells, but scattered showers in the east and south. Turning colder at night as well with the risk of some frost despite the moderate to fresh easterly winds.