Sunshine on the way
Believe it or not weather foreacasters at Met Éireann says the sun is going to come out this weekend and temperatures are going to continue to rise into next week.
The build up to the improvment begins on Saturday with temperatures rising on Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday and Tuesday
Thursday will be mostly cloudy with outbreaks of rain or drizzle at times through the day. A few bright intervals will develop also. Highest temperatures of 12 to 14 degrees with moderate to fresh southwest breezes. Thursday night will be mild with a good deal of cloud and some patchy mist and drizzle. Some clear intervals also. Lowest temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees.
Friday will be mild with a good deal of cloud. It will be mainly dry. However, there's a risk of some patchy rain or drizzle in Connacht and Ulster, especially in coastal areas. the best of any sunny breaks will be in Leinster and Munster. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees with moderate southwest breezes.
Saturday will be a brighter day with sunny spells. There may be a few cloudier periods with the risk of a little drizzle. Highest temperatures of 13 to 16 degrees with light to moderate south to southwest breezes.
Sunday will be dry with good sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 14 to 19 degrees, It will be warmest in the midlands and Connacht and coolest on east and north coasts with light to moderate north to northeast breezes.
The forecaster says current indications suggest that Monday and Tuesday will be dry and warm in many areas with sunny spells.
On Monday temperatuers will range from 13 to 19 degrees with highest values in Connacht and coolest on eastern coasts due to easterly breezes.
On Tuesday temperatures could reach 20 or 21 degrees in the west. It will still be a bit cooler in the east.