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IrelandIrish weather forecast: Met Eireann warns of thunderstorms and hail showers as snow clears

10:55  04 march  2019
10:55  04 march  2019 Source:   msn.com

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The country was on yellow alert on Sunday as large parts of Ireland were battered by snow.

Many areas are to remain covered in snow brought by Storm Freya on Monday morning but heavy rain is on the way.

Met Eireann is forecasting a cold Monday with thunderstorms and hail showers to occur later in the day. Top temperatures will range between 4C and 8C.

A spokesperson said: "It will be cold today. Frost, fog and lying snow in places at first.

"Sunny spells in eastern areas early this morning, but occasional heavy rain and hail showers in western counties will become widespread during the morning, some snow on higher ground of the west and north with isolated thunderstorms.

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann warns of thunderstorms and hail showers as snow clears © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Traffic in snowy conditions on the N7 in Dublin. Snow and sleet has caused travel disruption in Ireland as Storm Freya causes travel disruption amid a number of weather warnings

"Highest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees Celsius, in moderate to fresh west to southwest winds."

A nationwide Status Yellow snow-ice warning was valid until 8am on Monday.

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Monday night will be extremely chilly as temperatures drop to as low as 1C.

There is the possibility of some "wintry showers" overnight, while most areas are to experience long spells of rain.

A spokesperson added: "Breezy tonight with further showers mainly in Connacht, Ulster and north Leinster, where they may merge to give some longer spells of rain at times and some wintry falls on higher ground.

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann warns of thunderstorms and hail showers as snow clears © Credits: Met Eireann Rain is forecast for Ireland

"Showers will be well scattered in more southern counties. Overnight lows of 1 to 4 degrees Celsius with some frost in places."

Tuesday will be slightly warmer and drier however, most areas will see rainfall.

"Cool with showery rain in Connacht, Ulster and parts of North Leinster, but drier and brighter elsewhere in the morning.

"Thickening cloud will bring rain northwards through Munster and south Leinster later in the afternoon. Highest temperatures of 7 to 9 degrees Celsius."

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