Ireland weather forecast for the coming days from Met Eireann

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Ireland weather forecast for the coming days from Met Eireann

The weather forecast for the coming days from Met Eireann is for it to be very unsettled and rather cold at first with rain and wind in the forecast but it will turn drier and milder from mid-week

The weather forecast for tonight from Met Eireann is for it to be windy with fresh to strong, gusty southeast winds. It will be wet in Munster, Connacht and western and southern parts of Leinster with rain becoming heavy and leading to a risk of spot flooding. Sleet or wet snow are possible on hills and mountains. Most of Leinster and Ulster will stay mainly dry. Lowest temperatures of 2 to 6 degrees.

Met Eireann has issued three separate weather warnings for the coming days. SEE MORE HERE

According to Met Eireann, Sunday will be wet in Munster, Connacht, west Ulster and in the west and south of Leinster with spells of heavy rain or sleet with spot flooding. Rain will become lighter and more patchy through the afternoon and evening. East Leinster and much of Ulster will remain dry or with just small amounts of rain. Cold and windy with highest temperatures of just 6 to 9 degrees and fresh to strong, gusty southeast winds.

The weather forecast for Sunday night says it will be very wet and windy in many southern and western counties areas with heavy rain developing in strong and blustery southeasterly winds, with gales at the coasts. Some flooding is likely in southern parts of Munster also. It will probably hold mostly dry in some eastern and northern counties and not as windy as in the west and southwest. 

Strong winds and heavy rain are likely again on Monday in much of Munster and Connacht according to Met Eireann, with some very heavy or thundery downpours possible especially in parts of the southwest. Some rain at times elsewhere also, but it's likely to be more scattered and there will good dry periods especially in more eastern and northeastern parts. Afternoon temperatures of 8 to 10 degrees in very strong and blustery southeast winds with gales in coastal areas. 
Further persistent rain overnight Monday, but winds gradually easing. Overnight lows of 4 to 8 degrees. 

The weather forecast for Tuesday says there will be rain for a time in eastern counties, clearing later. Drier and brighter further west with scattered showers. Less cold with moderate winds on Tuesday with afternoon highs of 9 or 10 degrees in eastern areas but 13 or 14 degrees in the west and winds will be moderate easterly. Rain at times Tuesday night in eastern areas, but becoming mostly dry elsewhere with possibly some mist or patchy fog developing in places. Overnight lows of 4 to 7 degrees . 

Milder and dry and bright in many places on Wednesday just scattered light showers in some western or southwestern parts. Highs of 10 to 14 degrees and light winds. 

Met Eireann says that indications suggest mild, dry and settled weather with light winds and temperatures in the mid-teens.