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Dublin Drenched: Brace for Flooding as Heavy Showers Pummel the Weekend


Chance of Localised Flooding Expected in Dublin for August Bank Holiday Weekend

Dublin residents should prepare for the possibility of localised flooding as the August Bank Holiday weekend kicks off. Although heavy rain is expected to clear by noon, scattered showers are likely to persist throughout the day. Met Eireann has issued a warning, stating that the risk of localised flooding is particularly high from Wicklow northwards. Additionally, a Yellow weather warning for wind is in effect until 11am. Temperatures will range from 16 to 18 degrees, but the weather is expected to brighten up in the evening with clear spells. During the night, temperatures could drop to as low as 8 to 11 degrees, accompanied by light to moderate westerly winds.

The forecast for the upcoming days is as follows:

Sunday: Expect a bright day with a mix of sunshine and showers. The highest temperatures will range from 17 to 20 degrees, with light to moderate west to northwest breezes.

Monday (Bank Holiday): The day will start off mainly dry, but outbreaks of rain in the southwest will gradually spread eastwards over the southern half of the country. Drier and brighter intervals can be expected further north. Temperatures will range from 15 to 18 degrees, accompanied by light to moderate southerly winds. Rain and drizzle will continue throughout Monday night, becoming lighter and patchier as the night progresses. Lowest temperatures will range from 11 to 14 degrees, with light to moderate southwest or variable winds.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy conditions are expected, with further rain or drizzle. Later in the day, the rain will extend further north, accompanied by warm and humid conditions from the south. Highest temperatures will range from 17 to 21 degrees.

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Deirdre O Meara
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