Friday 22 June 2018

Bitter cold, hail and sleet forecast in run-up to Easter

Leyre Segura from La Rioja in Spain, who is an au pair in Foxrock, enjoys the spring weather in the Phoenix Park. Photo: Steve Humphreys
Leyre Segura from La Rioja in Spain, who is an au pair in Foxrock, enjoys the spring weather in the Phoenix Park. Photo: Steve Humphreys
Allison Bray

Allison Bray

Keep the winter woollies to hand as the lead-up to Easter will be marked by bitter cold, rain, hail and sleet. Overnight temperatures will hover around the freezing mark with frost expected over the next three nights.

Tomorrow will be cold with heavy showers, possibly even hail and sleet on western and northern hills.

Daytime temperatures will remain in the low single digits tomorrow, with highs of just 5C to 8C.

Thursday will see early frost and ice clearing as some sunny spells develop.

Irish Independent

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