Ireland today

Northern areas are expected to have sunny spells and scattered showers. Further south, a spell of heavy rain will push eastwards through the day. Turning brighter and showery from the west during the afternoon. Brisk westerly winds.

Max temp 5-8°C (41-46°F).

Ireland tonight

There will be clear spells but with showers, these most frequent in western areas. The showers are expected to turn increasingly wintry to give the risk of snow even down to low levels. Brisk westerly winds.

Min temp -2 to 1°C (28-34°F).

Ireland tomorrow

Cold and unsettled with wintry showers, these most frequent in western areas once again. The showers will fall as snow over the hills and perhaps at low levels at times, particularly in northern areas. Brisk westerly winds.

Max temp 3-6°C (37-43°F).

Tuesday

Bright but with a fair number of showers, particularly in western areas. The showers may be wintry at times and will give the risk of thunder. Fresh west to north-westerly winds.

Max temp 4-7°C (39-45°F).

Wednesday

There will be sunny spells and scattered showers, these mostly in north-western areas and becoming isolated through the afternoon. Moderate north-westerly winds. Less cold.

Max temp 6-9°C (43-48°F).

Thursday

After a largely fine start, rain is expected to push south-eastwards. Turning drier again behind. Moderate south-westerly winds.

Max temp 7-10°C (45-50°F).

Friday

Dry and fine in southern areas with sunny spells but rain may arrive in the north. Moderate south-westerly winds. Mild.

Max temp 8-11°C (46-52°F).