Ireland is expected to experience a heat wave next week with temperatures reaching the mid-twenties in the coming days.
fter several days of unstable conditions, with heavy storms in some areas, the country will experience a last breath of summer before September arrives.
The Met Éireann forecast a dry day today across the country with the possibility of light, isolated showers. Maximum temperatures will vary from 17 to 21C.
An Indian summer is on the cards starting Monday. It will be a hot day with the possibility of scattered light showers in the afternoon.
“All haze and fog will dissipate quickly on Monday morning. It will be a hot day with good periods of sunshine and just scattered light showers developing in the afternoon. Maximum temperatures of 19 to 23 degrees Celsius, best values in the west, in light breezes from the east, ”said a forecaster from the Met Éireann.
There will be an extended period of dry weather with warm sunny spells between Monday and Friday.
“Mist and fog will dissipate quickly on Tuesday morning, leaving a largely dry day with warm clearings. Light, isolated showers may develop in the afternoon.
“The highest temperatures of 20 to 24 degrees overall but a little cooler on the east and south coasts in the light easterly breeze,” the forecaster added.
Wednesday will be hot and dry with long periods of sunshine and light, variable winds.
Met Éireann predicts it will be perhaps cloudier in the northeast on Thursday, with highs around 17C to 19C. Winds will remain weak and will be north to northeast or varying in direction.
The highest temperatures will range from 20C to 25C.
Friday will be a rather dry day with the possibility of showers in the afternoon.
“Another rather dry and sunny day although some showers could develop in the afternoon. Maximum temperatures of 18 to 22 degrees in light easterly or variable winds.