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Dublin: 17 °C Sunday 12 July, 2020

Carlow enjoyed the hottest weather yesterday...but Belmullet got rain*

*Just one millimetre of the stuff though.

Just a wee reminder...
Just a wee reminder...
Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

MET ÉIREANN HAS issued another weather warning as temperatures are expected to reach 30°C today and tomorrow.

The experts have also noted warm and humid nights, predicting current conditions to continue through to next week.

The alert is currently at ‘yellow status’ which are issued for “weather conditions that do not pose an immediate threat to the general population, but only to those exposed to risk by nature of their location and/or activity”.

Today’s forecast is very short and very sweet:

Sunny and very warm today with highest temperatures of 25 to 29 degrees in light easterly breezes.

And tonight?

Warm and humid tonight with temperatures not falling below 14 to 18 degrees. Little or no wind.

Tomorrow is expected to be sunny and very warm with temperatures between of 27 and 30°C. Unfortunately, the sun might be rudely interrupted by isolated thunderstorms later in the day.

Those thundery showers are more likely on Sunday in Munster and Connacht from noon onwards. Brollies at the ready.

What misery is this? Dublin, 25 April this year. (Image: Photocall Ireland)

The meteorologists have just added a new feature to their website to show hourly temperatures, rainfall and sunshine hours. Yesterday’s graphs indicate that Carlow experienced the highest temperature of the day at 26.4°C and that the whole country was rain-free except for one millimetre of the strange stuff that fell in Belmullet at 7am. Were you there? Did you see it?

Are you out and about, enjoying the sunshines? Make us jealous and send us your pics to or

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