Met Éireann weather forecast for the weekend

Storm Callum has tracked northwards past Ireland

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Met Éireann weather forecast for the weekend

Met Eireann weather forecast for the weekend

Met Éireann is predicting conditions will remain unsettled into the weekend and next week following Storm Callum's passage over the country on Friday morning.

The national forecaster has extended its Status Orange warning for the north-west until 4pm on Friday with winds and rain expected.

On Friday, there'll be a dry spell for the evening and first part of the night but another spell of rain will develop again overnight. Lowest temperatures will be 9 to 11 degrees and winds will be light variable in direction.

Looking at the weekend, Met Éireann said, "Saturday will see spells of heavy showery rain in the morning, breaking up to scattered showers in the afternoon. Temperatures will be between 13 and 15 degrees with light variable winds."

"There'll be rain for a time on Saturday night, especially in the north, the rain clearing through quickly and once again most places dry by morning. Lowest temperatures will be 5 or 6 degrees and winds will be fresh northwesterly, backing westerly and moderating later."

"Sunday will be mostly dry to start with good sunshine for the morning, and scattered showers developing for the afternoon. Temperatures 11 or 12 degrees with mainly moderate southwest winds falling light southerly later. Lowest temperatures Sunday night about 5 or 6 degrees," forecasters say.

"Monday is currently looking dry but there's uncertainty on this due to unsettled and mobile conditions, so the timing of the arrival of any rain may vary. Temperatures will return to mainly normal for the time of year with light to moderate southerly winds, freshening from a south to southeasterly direction later as another spell of rain arrives Monday night."

"Tuesday will see rain in the morning clearing to showers in the afternoon. The further outlook is for continued unsettled conditions with rain at times, with temperatures around normal for the time of year," the latest forecast concluded.