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Today's Weather

Today and Tomorrow's forecast

Saturday 1 August

Scattered showers across the northern half of the country later dying out, otherwise mainly dry and bright today. However, outbreaks of rain and drizzle will develop in the south and southwest during the evening. Highest temperatures 14 to 18 degrees Celsius, mildest in the southeast. Winds moderate to fresh, southwesterly, locally strong at first near northern coasts, later backing southwest to south, light to moderate.

Tonight, outbreaks of rain and drizzle will spread north to affect most areas. Extensive hill fog will develop and sea fog will affect southern and western coasts also. Winds backing south to southeast overnight will increase moderate to fresh, later strong along the Atlantic seaboard. Becoming milder; lowest temperatures 9 to 13 degrees Celsius.

Tomorrow's Weather

Sunday 2 August

Sunday will begin overcast with widespread rain, drizzle and fog. However, rain and drizzle will die out for a time away from southern and western coasts and low cloud or fog will lift to allow a little sunshine through in places. Nevertheless, it will become overcast again during the evening, with rain and drizzle spreading to most areas once again and turning heavy in the southwest and west. Southeasterly winds will increase fresh to strong countrywide by late afternoon but it will feel very mild and humid. Highest temperatures 16 to 19 degrees Celsius.

Monday: The day starting off cloudy and damp with scattered outbreaks of persistent rain. Then good dry periods developing in many places through the morning and afternoon with occasional sunshine in the east, but outbreaks of rain continuing in western coastal areas. A windy day but temperatures higher than recently with max values of 16 to 19 degrees. Winds southwesterly in direction.

Tuesday: Fresh and blustery in westerly winds with scattered heavy showers and occasional sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 16 to 18 degrees.

Wednesday: Rain developing in the south of the country during the morning and then spreading northwards through the day.

Thursday: Sunny spells and heavy showers, most of the showers in the afternoon /evening.

Friday: Some showers, but good dry periods with sunshine.

Report issued:01/08/2015 11:38

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