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Update: 18:00 30/06/18

Met Eireann have updated the earlier weather advisory as forecasters say that little or no rain is forecast for most areas over the coming week, drought or near-drought conditions are expected to develop more widely across Ireland.

Issued: Saturday 30 June 2018 18:00
Valid: Saturday 30 June 2018 18:00 to Friday 06 July 2018 23:00


Met Éireann has issued a status yellow weather advisory, nationwide for drought conditions.

Forecasters say that drought or near-drought conditions will persist through the coming week.

Issued: Saturday 30 June 2018 11:00
Valid: Saturday 30 June 2018 11:07 to Friday 06 July 2018 23:59

National Weather Outlook:
The coming week will continue warm or very warm but there is the risk or scattered or isolated showers and although there will be good sunshine there will be some cloudier periods as well.
Sunday night will be mainly dry with broken cloud but there is the risk of showers in the south and east. Northerly winds will be moderate bringing fresher, cooler conditions to the north. Lowest temperatures falling to around 11 to 14 degrees, mildest in the south.

Monday will be mostly dry with some sunny spells or hazy sunshine and just the odd shower. Northerly winds will continue moderate and ease later bringing slightly cooler conditions to the northern half of the country with top temperatures around 18 to 23 degrees, but slightly warmer further south with top temperatures reaching possibly 24 to 27 degrees.

Monday night will become dry with good clear spells. Northerly winds will ease allowing for some mist or shallow fog patches to form.

Tuesday will become sunnier again and it will be mostly dry with light northerly or variable breezes and there is just a slight risk of a few isolated showers over the south. It will become very warm with top temperatures in the mid to high twenties.

And staying mostly dry on Wednesday with just isolated showers and some sunny spells or hazy sunshine. Winds will remain light variable or easterly with temperatures again reaching into the mid to high twenties but cooler near coasts in onshore sea breezes.

And indications suggest that the overall dry weather may continue for a few more days next week with just the odd shower possible. Also winds are likely remain light variable.

By Cork Safety Alerts

Administrator of Cork Safety Alerts.