Sky over Oldcastle. Photo: Emma Kellett

Sunshine and showers, some heavy, on the cards today

Weather update from Met Éireann

Sunshine and showers today (Saturday) some heavy. There is the chance of cloudier conditions developing in parts of the south and southwest along with outbreaks of rain during the afternoon and evening. Highest temperatures of 13 to 17 degrees in fresh and gusty southwest to west winds, easing later in the day.

Tonight will be mostly dry with isolated showers in the north, it may turn cloudier on southern coasts with rain and drizzle there for a time. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees in moderate westerly breezes.

Mainly dry on Sunday with sunny spells and isolated showers on northern coasts. Highest temperatures of 13 to 16 degrees in a light westerly breeze.

Staying mainly dry on Sunday night with clear spells. Lowest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees with light to moderate southerly breezes.

Mostly cloudy on Monday with rain and drizzle developing in the west in the afternoon, staying mainly dry for much of the day in the east. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees in freshening southerly winds. Temperatures overnight on Monday night no lower than 11 to 14 degrees as rain moves eastwards.

Wet and breezy on Tuesday with rain turning heavy at times. Highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees in fresh and gusty southerly winds.

Current indications suggest midweek will continue unsettled with rain at times in moderate or fresh west or southwest winds and temperatures about normal for the time of year.