Met Eireann has issued a grim weather forecast for the upcoming weekend, warning of similar conditions to the recent flash floods that forced residents in Clontarf to evacuate their homes. Heavy downpours are expected on Saturday, which could lead to spot flooding in certain areas.
Today, there will be a mix of sunny spells and scattered showers, with some showers becoming heavy. Temperatures will reach a high of 19 to 22 degrees. As the day progresses, the showers will merge into longer spells of rain, continuing into the evening and overnight. Temperatures will drop to around 14 to 16 degrees.
Tomorrow, a combination of sunshine and showers will dominate the weather, with a possibility of local downpours that could result in spot flooding. Temperatures will range from 18 to 20 degrees. While there is no specific forecast for Dublin, the national outlook predicts ongoing showers or longer spells of rain on Saturday night, with a continued risk of localized flooding. The lowest temperatures will be around 12 or 13 degrees, accompanied by moderate southwest winds.
On Sunday, expect a mix of sunny spells and showers once again, with the showers being more frequent in the north and west. The highest temperatures will range from 18 to 21 degrees, with mostly moderate southwesterly winds. Sunday night will see temperatures drop to around 12 or 13 degrees, accompanied by easing winds. Showers will be isolated to the west and northwest coasts, while the rest of the country will mainly experience dry conditions.
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