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Mostly dry weather forecast, but rain expected this week

By Sheetal Sukhija, Ireland News
17 Oct 2018, 01:21 GMT+10

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Met Eireann has forecast a dry and mild week ahead but has also warned of some patchy rain and drizzle in certain areas.

According to the national weather forecaster, this week, the country is expected to be mostly mild and dry.

The Met Eireann said in its update that Ireland is set to sizzle in a predicted Indian summer, but warned people to be prepared for some rain and drizzle.

As the wet and drizzly conditions move from west to east, drier spells are expected to develop.

According to the update, top temperatures will reach up to 17 degrees with fresh southerly winds.

On Tuesday night, forecasters predict that showers will develop in the west and northwest, eventually spreading across the country.

The Met Eireann has said that many places will be dry and bright with a mix of cloud and sunny spells and light to moderate breezes and lows of 4 to 8 degrees are expected.

According to a Met Eireann spokesman, "Scattered mainly light showers will still occur, but they will become increasingly isolated through the afternoon. Highs of 11 to 14 degrees in light to moderate northwest to north breezes. Wednesday night will be cold under largely clear skies. Minimum temperatures will drop away to between zero and 4 degrees Celsius leading to a touch of grass frost.

The spokesman said, Thursday will be mostly dry with good sunshine. Highest temperatures of 11C or 12C. Light breezes. Some showers or light rain in the west on Friday but most places dry with sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 12C to 14C. The weekend will be mostly dry, highest temperatures between 14 and 18 degrees with mild nights.

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