Thunder and floods could be on the way.
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow weather warning as thunderstorms are expected to rage over Ireland throughout the day.
The warning was issued shortly after 9am on Wednesday morning. It comes into effect immediately and will remain in place until at least midday tomorrow.
The warning, which applies to all counties, reads: “Scattered heavy downpours and thunderstorms are expected in some areas today (Wednesday), tonight and for a time on Thursday. Localised flooding may occur where the rainfall is heaviest.”
The warning follows a scorching day yesterday, where temperatures as high as 26 degrees were recorded in parts of the country. Temperatures are expected to remain high over the next day or two, and there will be sunny spells — unfortunate, the rain and thunder is likely to make the weather very unpredictable.
While Friday will also be a warm and rainy day, Met Éireann’s regional forecast for Munster notes that Saturday will feel fresher, with fewer showers.