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Weather: Thunderstorms and risk of spot flooding

Ireland weather forecast

According to Met Éireann, showers will become widespread today, with some heavy thundery downpours, especially in the afternoon.

The national forecaster has warned of a risk of hail and spot flooding and highs of 12 to 15 degrees.

Showers will gradually become lighter and isolated early tonight with some clear spells to develop. Showers will move into western parts of Munster towards morning with lows of 3 to 7 degrees as some fog patches will form.

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

It will be mainly dry and sunny in many places on Tuesday, with showers in west Munster to spread further inland during the morning and afternoon.

The national forecaster has warned that showers will turn heavy and thundery with a risk of hail or spot flooding. However, showers will tend to be more isolated across parts of the east and north, with highs of 12 to 15 degrees.

Showers will persist across Munster and south Leinster, although it will be mostly dry further north. Temperatures will reach between 3 to 7 degrees in light and variable winds with some mist patches to form in near calm conditions.

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021:  

Mist patches will clear on Wednesday, giving rise to a mix of sunshine and showers. However, according to Met Éireann, showers will tend to be slow-moving and prolonged in places, with a risk of spot flooding.

Thundery downpours with hails are possible with highs of 12 to 16 degrees in light, variable breezes. Showers will die out on Wednesday night, giving rise to dry and clear spells.

Again, temperatures will remain between 3 to 6 degrees, with some mist patches to return in near calm conditions.

Thursday, May 13th, 2021:

There will be further heavy showers, some prolonged with a continued risk of thunderstorms and hail.

Bright and sunny spells will also occur with highs of 12 to 16 degrees in mostly light northerly or variable breezes.

Friday, May 14th, 2021:

Again, Friday will see a mix of sunny spells and scattered, heavy showers in the afternoon. Again, showers will be slow-moving with a risk of thunderstorms and hail.

Temperatures will reach between 13 to 16 degrees in light north-east or variable breezes.

Ireland weather forecast: Weekend

According to the national forecaster, it will remain unsettled next weekend. Current indications suggest rain will spread from the Atlantic to all parts on Saturday, with sunshine and heavy showers to follow on Sunday.

You can find more weather-related updates here.

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