Met Eireann Ireland, weather forecast expert warns low pressure system will bring major change


Ireland will see a big change in the weather as a low pressure system is expected to hit parts of the island.

The low pressure will overtake northern Ireland bringing with it outbreaks of rain and drizzle across the country.

But there is good news as the high pressure system will be back on after the rain has passed, Weather Alerts Ireland has confirmed.

Scattered frost and fog will be clear today leaving a largely dry day with sunny spells.

But clouds from the northwest will bring outbreaks of rain and drizzle developing in the west and northwest during the afternoon, spreading farther southeast in the evening.

It will be a windy day with the highest temperatures of 8-11 degrees.

Tonight will be cloudy and mild with periods of rain and drizzle. But drier and clearer conditions will spread from the northwest.

Temperatures will reach lows of 3 to 7 degrees.

Tomorrow will start cloudy with scattered light rain and drizzle in southern areas, but drier and brighter conditions elsewhere will become widespread throughout the morning.

It will be a mostly dry and bright day with sunny spells and just isolated showers with highs of 8-11 degrees.

Here is the forecast for the rest of the week:

thursday night

“Mostly dry Thursday evening with long clear stretches, although it will become cloudier towards morning.

“Temperature lowest 0-4 degrees, coldest early in the night, with frost and ice patches developing. Scattered mist and fog will also develop in light to moderate southerly winds.

Friday

“It will turn mostly cloudy on Friday with plenty of dry weather, although light rain and scattered drizzle will move into western areas in the morning and spread eastward throughout the day. highs are 9 to 12 degrees in moderate to cool southwesterly winds.

Friday night

“A cloudy night with scattered patches of light rain and drizzle. More persistent rain will move northwest towards morning.

“Very mild with lows of 8-10 degrees in moderate to cool gusty westerly winds.

Saturday

“Cloudy and windy for most of the day with scattered rain and drizzle in many areas to begin with. A more persistent band of rain in the northwest will spread southeast across the country throughout throughout the day, becoming more uneven as it spreads.

“Drier and brighter weather will follow from the northwest in the afternoon and evening.

Saturday night

“Mostly dry with clear periods to begin with, but will become cloudier overnight with scattered drizzle developing in the west and southwest.

“Lowest temperatures generally 0-4 degrees but milder under greater cloud cover in the southwest.

Sunday

“Plenty of cloud on Sunday with scattered rain and drizzle rolling in from the Atlantic at times.

“More persistent rain will move west and north through the evening. Highs of 9 to 12 degrees in moderate to cool southwesterly winds.

Begining of the next week

“Current indications suggest Monday will be fairly dry with just scattered showers, but bouts of rain will spread from the Atlantic on Tuesday and Wednesday.”

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