We’re getting the works.
Met Éireann is predicting the whole gamut of winter weather in the coming days, with temperatures falling to -1C in some parts of the country tonight.
In Cork we can look forward to thunder, rain, hail, frost, icy patches and snow on the hills – all within the coming 24 hours.
It will be cold and cloudy today, Wednesday, with outbreaks of thunder, hail and showery rain, persistent and heavy at times and ‘a risk of spot flooding and some sleet on high ground’.
Some dry spells in the northeast but generally cloudy with showers/longer spells of rain, heavy at times with a risk of hail & thunder. Highs 5 to 8 degrees. Some of the rain will turn to sleet & snow in parts of Munster, Leinster & Connacht, mainly later this afternoon & evening pic.twitter.com/CmmZ22dXS3
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) November 13, 2019
Temperatures will plummet to zero tonight, with further outbreaks of rain and sleet and ‘some hill snow possible’.
Frost and icy patches will likely develop by dawn, so keep that in mind if you’re an early riser on Thursday.
According to the national forecaster, Thursday will be a ‘cold, dry and sunny day’ with maximum temperatures ranging between six and eight degrees.
Meanwhile, a Status Yellow rainfall warning is currently in place for Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Wicklow, Offaly and Tipperary, with heavy rain, spot flooding, sleet and snow forecast later today.