Washout today with risk of flooding in places
Weather update from Met Éireann
Status yellow rain warning in place
Meath is currently experiencing persistent heavy rain as a Status Yellow rain warning remains in place for all of Ireland.
Met Éireann is warning that heavy or thundery pulses of rain on Sunday night and Monday will lead to flooding in places.
That warning remains in place until 8pm this evening.
Overall unsettled with rain or showers most days and temperatures close to seasonal norm. That's the weather outlook for the coming days from the national weather forecaster.
A wet start this morning with heavy rain, especially in the southeast, with fresh to strong and gusty southeasterly winds. Outbreaks of rain will continue across most places into the afternoon with further flooding expected. While a gradual clearance will develop in the southwest and west, heavy showers will follow the rain. Highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees. Winds will slowly ease and veer westerly through the day before increasing fresh to strong and gusty over Munster later.
Some scattered outbreaks of rain will occur, along with mist and fog patches. Where clear skies persist, frost will develop too. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 5 degrees. Windy in the south and southwest with very strong westerly winds developing there, moderate variable breezes elsewhere.
Tomorrow will bring scattered outbreaks of rain, mainly across the east and southwest. Longer drier spells too with some sunshine getting through. Highest temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees, in mostly moderate southwesterly breezes.
Wet and breezy weather will track up from the southwest overnight on Tuesday. Clearing to scattered showers later in the night. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees in moderate to fresh southerly winds.
Blustery on Wednesday with sunny spells and scattered showers, some with hail and thunder, especially closer to the Atlantic coast. Highest temperatures of 7 to 10 degrees in fresh to strong southwest winds.
Showers will persist across Atlantic counties with long clearer spells elsewhere overnight on Wednesday. Outbreaks of rain will develop in western areas before dawn. Lowest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees, in moderate, occasionally fresh southerly winds.
Rather wet and windy on Thursday with spells of rain tracking eastwards through the day. Scattered showers following from the west. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees in fresh to strong south to southwest winds.
The forecast for Thursday night is for blustery with clear spells and scattered showers through the night. Lowest temperatures of 4 to 6 degrees in moderate to fresh southwesterly winds.
Breezy on Friday with outbreaks of rain spreading from the west and south. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees in moderate to fresh southerly winds.