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Dublin: 5°C Friday 5 March 2021

Remember the summer? More rain and sleet over the coming days

Temperatures fell to zero degrees in parts of the country earlier this morning.

27/4/2016 Spring Rain. A pedestrian walks through A pedestrian walking through the main square of Trinity College Dublin yesterday Source: RollingNews.ie

IRISH APRIL WEATHER is in full swing with bouts of sunshine being intermittently interrupted by sleet and hail.

Temperatures this morning fell as low as zero degrees in some parts of the country, and the forecast over the coming days is predicting more rain, sleet and thunder.

Met Éireann forecast for the rest of today is for cloudy conditions and bands of heavy rain in the northwest of the country, with temperatures expected to reach seven to 11 degrees.

temperatures Temperatures this morning Source: Met Eireann

Heading towards the end of the week the outlook isn’t much better.

Friday is expected to be cold and bright, although with some heavy rain and possible thunder in some parts of the country, with temperatures expected to dip as low as minus one degree overnight.

Things will pick up a bit on Saturday, with the forecast for: “a bright day with sunny spells and some well scattered showers.”

Highest temperatures 9 to 11 degrees. On Saturday night a band of heavy rain will move eastwards across the country.

The weather will improve on Sunday, with things expected to “brighten up with a mix of dry periods and some showers”.  

Read: Break out the shades – today is set to be a scorcher

Also: Plenty of hazy sunshine around today – but it’ll be a cool, cool weekend

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