Hair we go again! Kilkenny braced for more gales and unsettled weather
It will be a very blustery week ahead with strong gales and unsettled conditions forecast for Kilkenny and the rest of the country.
In its latest forecast, Met Éireann said this morning will be “very windy with strong to gale force” winds. but these will ease and move westwards thoughout the day. The national forecaster said: “There will be a good deal of dry and bright weather in the morning and afternoon, as scattered showers in the north and east gradually die out. However, outbreaks of rain and drizzle will move into western areas during the evening. Highest temperatures of 9 to 11 degrees.”
It will be a wet start tomorrow, but the rain will clear later in the day and be followed by sunny spells and scattered showers, with the chance of sleet on high ground in the north of the country. Met Éireann said: “Breezy with moderate to fresh and gusty westerly winds. Highest temperatures of 6 to 10 degrees.”
And it will turn cloudy again on Wednesday, with scattered showers to start and persistent rain spreading from the Atlantic through the afternoon and evening and highest temperatures of 8 to 11 degrees.
Met Éireann said Thursday will be “a chilly day with sunny spells and scattered showers, some falling as hail and sleet” and highest temperatures of just 4 to 7 degrees.
The forecaster the it will remain generally unsettled with showers or longer spells of rain and blustery conditions forecast for next weekend.