It is set to be another scorcher today with the temperatures of up to 27 degrees predicted in Connacht on Bank Holiday Monday – but enjoy it while it lasts. According to Met Eireann, it will get cooler from tomorrow afternoon onward.
The weather experts are expecting that Tuesday will remain dry with sunny spells in the early part of the day. Cloud will build during the afternoon with outbreaks of rain or showers developing from the late afternoon before becoming widespread in the evening. Maximum temperatures will range from 18 to 24 degrees but it is expected to be a bit cooler near west and northwest coasts in a light to moderate wind, according to the latest forecast.
Wednesday is expected to be much cooler with some sunny intervals in western areas, with temperatures dropping to between 12 and 17 degrees. Thursday will see cloudy conditions in the west with temperatures ranging from 12 to 17 degrees.
Today is expected to be dry and warm, with highest afternoon temperatures expected to reach between 22 and 27 degrees.
Ireland has basked in the sunshine over the last number of days, with Mayo recording the highest temperature countrywide on a sweltering Bank Holiday Sunday, – a sizzling heat of 26.5 degrees celsius was recorded in Newport, making it the hottest spot in Ireland yesterday.