There’s a hint of spring in the air this week, with bright spells and temperatures of 12C
The big freeze is over (for now).
Met Éireann is forecasting some decidedly milder temperatures for the coming week, with a hint of spring in the air at last.
After a night of heavy rain, it will be generally dry for the rest of the afternoon in Cork with bright spells and highest temperatures of 11 or 12 degrees Celsius.
A band of showery rain will move in from the southwest and spread to all areas overnight, with lowest temperatures of 6 to 8 degrees.
Monday will start off cloudy with some isolated showers, but conditions will improve later on.
Mild and very windy with strong to gale force southerly winds and severe gusts in western and northwestern coastal counties. Heavy rain will clear eastwards during this afternoon, with drier and brighter conditions following from the west. Winds will moderate this evening. pic.twitter.com/mi665snjQw
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 14, 2021
According to forecasters: “Showers and cloud will clear in the afternoon followed by some good bright spells. A mild day with highest temperatures of 11 or 12 degrees Celsius.”
Overall it will be breezy and blustery for the week with sunny spells and scattered showers. Temperatures will remain mild, rising as high as 12C- 14C by Friday.