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Catherina Cunnane
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Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Weather: Heavy and thundery downpours to hit the country

Weather forecast July 2021

According to Met Éireann, it will be a dry day in many areas, as mist and low cloud lift gradually.

Some hazy sunshine will develop in areas, with some scattered showers; however, rain will spread into the southwest during the afternoon.

Temperatures will reach between 16 to 22 degrees in mostly light to moderate, southerly or variable, with fresh south-east winds in southwest coastal areas.

Scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle will extend gradually from the southwest to all parts this evening and tomorrow.

There will be mist and fog on hills, although temperatures will remain in the region of 11 to 14 degrees.

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Saturday, July 3rd

According to Met Éireann, it will be mostly cloudy with scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle.

It will become brighter as the day progresses with sunny spells and showers – some possibly thundery and heavy in places.

The national forecaster has warned of a risk of localised flooding with highs of 17 to 20 degrees, in mostly light to moderate southerly breezes.

Tomorrow night will be humid with further heavy or thundery showers. Temperatures will be in the region of 13 to 15 degrees in light, south-easterly breezes.

Sunday, July 4th

Meanwhile, Sunday will see widespread heavy, slow-moving showers with thundery downpours, leading to spot flooding.

It will be humid and rather warm, with highs of 16 to 20 degrees in moderate southerly breezes.

Sunday night will see the return of scattered showers and some clear spells. Temperatures will remain between 12 to 14 degrees, with some mist and hill fog in parts.

Monday, July 5th

Looking ahead to next week, Monday will bring further heavy showers and sunny spells, the national forecaster outlined.

Later in the day, there will be more prolonged rain in southern parts in a freshening easterly wind.

Temperatures will remain high, in the region of 16 to 19 degrees, with wet, breezy and possibly windy conditions in most areas on Monday night. The northwest of the country is set to hold drier.

According to Met Éireann, the following two days will be fresher, with sunny spells and scattered showers.

Weather forecast July 2021

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