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Dublin: 13°C Tuesday 19 October 2021

Ireland's under all that rain... somewhere

And it’s not set to let up any time soon.

WE HATE TO do this to you, but take a look at what Ireland looked like at 11am this morning:

ireland rain Source: Met Éireann

Met Éireann’s rainfall radar shows the emerald isle covered in a blanket of rain – some of it falling at up to 3mm per hour.

It sadly lays waste to anyone’s hopes of frolicking in the sun at festivals like Body & Soul, or having a barbecue out the back garden.

The national forecaster says that today will be mostly overcast, with – joy of joys – “persistent and locally heavy rain”.

The good news is that rain will become lighter and more patchy this evening, though we can expect some hill and coastal fog.

The temperatures won’t be particularly low – highest temps will reach 15 to 18 degrees. So we might be soaked, but at least we’ll be warm.

Wait, is that any sort of compensation at all?

Thankfully, things look fairly good for next week.

Read: Rainy spell to continue through weekend, but summer could be back next week>

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