Ireland to bask in sunshine as Met Eireann predicts parts will be warmer than Malibu
Ireland will bask in sunshine this week, with Met Eireann predicting that parts of the country will be warmer than Malibu.
The national forecaster is predicting promising conditions for the latter part of the week, with temperatures of 18C to be felt in parts of the country.
An âAfrican air plumeâ will arrive from North Africa midweek, with the best of the weather reaching Ireland on Thursday, bringing temperatures well above April averages.
This week will start with average temperatures of between 11-14C, but the mercury will hit a toasty 17-18C as the week progresses.
Tomorrow will get off to a bright start, before cloud and rain arrives from the west coast, extending across the country, with heavy showers expected for both Munster and Connacht.
Max Monday temperatures will be around 13C.
Heavy rain will begin to clear on T uesday morning, although some showers will remain in parts, with temperatures beginning to rise to 13-16C.
Wednesday will see conditions turn milder again, with pleasant sunny spells persisting on the east coast, although cloud will slightly spoil conditions in the west.
Temperatures for Wednesday will peak at 14-17C.
The best day of the week will arrive on Thursday, bringing summery conditions to the east coast and midlands.
Most of the country will experience warm and sunny spells, with highest temperatures of 18C.
The outlook for Friday, and the weekend is also quite encouraging, with sunny spells and temperatures of 13-17C likely, warmest conditions to be felt in the midlands.
A Met Eireann forecaster said: âWednesday will be warm and mainly dry with sunny spells, the best of these in the east.Video Loading Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now
âIt will be somewhat cloudier in the west with a risk of some rain for a time. Highest temperatures of 14 to 17 degrees with fresh southerly breezes.
âThursday will be warm and mainly dry with sunny spells in most areas. It will be a bit cloudier in the west with a risk of some rain or drizzle along the coast.
âHighest temperatures of 14 to 18 degrees with light southwest breezes.
Friday and next weekend will be largely dry with sunny spells and light winds.
âDay time temperatures will range from 13 to 17 degrees, warmest in the midlands.âSource: Google News