It will be dry for a period in parts of the north-west today (Monday, August 15th), with showery rain in the east and south to extend to most areas this morning and throughout the day.
According to Met Éireann, rain will be heavy and thundery at times, with localised flooding.
The national forecaster has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for fourteen counties, with accumulations of up to 40mm expected, as reported by us here.
Temperatures will range from 16 to 20 degrees before dropping between 11 to 14 degrees tonight.
Rain will continue in many areas tonight, heaviest over Connacht and the midlands, with a continued risk of localised flooding.
Tuesday – It will be mostly cloudy over the northern half, with more rain, according to the national forecast.
It said that rain will gradually clear northwards in the afternoon and evening with brighter conditions, sunshine, and some showers further south.
It will be mainly dry tonight with some clear spells and patches of mist and fog with lows of 12 to 15 degrees.
Rain is expected to develop and move up from the south over much of Munster.
Wednesday – Any mist or fog will quickly clear with rain in Munster and south Leinster to spread northwards throughout the day.
It will, Met Éireann added, gradually clear northwards throughout the evening and nights with showers to follow; highest temperatures of 17 to 21 degrees.
Thursday – Another band of rain will spread northwards over the county, according to Met Éireann.
Showers will follow, with mild and blustery or windy conditions and highs of 17 to 20 degrees.
Further spells of rain or showers are expected during the night.
Friday – It will continue to be blustery or windy with furthers showers and highs of 16 to 19 degrees.