Tuesday 27 September 2016

Met Eireann lift weather warning - but warn of 'disturbed weather' ahead of New Year

Published 24/12/2015 | 14:17

Met Eireann lift weather warning - but warn of 'disturbed weather' ahead of New Year Photo:PA
Met Eireann lift weather warning - but warn of 'disturbed weather' ahead of New Year Photo:PA

Met Eireann have lifted their Status Orange weather warning for Ireland.

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Storm Eva has cleared the country - although heavy showers are forecast.

The showers are spreading from the west across the country.

On higher ground, some snow is expected.

It will remain cold and blustery for the rest of the day - with highest temperatures between four and six degrees.

Read more here: Weather warning remains in place as almost 800 homes still without power after Storm Eva  

Tonight, the showers will become more isolated and will clear for a time although some frost is expected.

Later on, more rain is expected to hit Munster and parts of South Connacht.

Christmas Day will be a wet one for most of the country - but the rain is expected to clear by tomorrow evening.

While it will be cold tomorrow morning, temperatures will hit highs of 12 and 13 degrees throughout the day.

St Stephen's Day will be bright and blustery with some sunshine and scattered showers, although the south of the country will experience more rain.

Windy weather and rain is forecast on Sunday and Monday.

On Tuesday, conditions will be very windy and potentially stormy in the western and northern areas of the country. The "disturbed weather" looks set to continue into the New Year, Met Eireann have warned.

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