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Published on June 6th, 2019 | by

Rainfall warning in place until 9am

A status yellow rain warning remains in place for County Roscommon and six other counties, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo until 9am this morning Thursday.

Some parts of Roscommon, especially around the north of the county have endured over 5 days of constant rain and single digit temperatures so far this week.

Since 1pm Tuesday afternoon and 7pm Wednesday (yesterday) evening Markree Castle in Collooney Co. Sligo recorded 38.9mm of rainfall.

Met Eireann forecast that Thursday will see a dull and cloudy start. Outbreaks of rain will continue this morning, slowly breaking up this afternoon, with some brighter weather developing. Highest temperatures 11 to 13 degrees in light to moderate westerly winds.

Tonight will be mainly dry, there’ll be showers along western coasts. Lowest temperatures 3 to 5 degrees with light southerly or variable winds

Tomorrow, Friday, will be mostly dry to start, there’ll be showers with sunny spells for most. Highest temperatures 14 or 15 degrees with light southerly or variable breezes becoming moderate northwesterly later.

There’ll be rain on Friday night in eastern counties and in Ulster and there’ll be showers along the west coast. There’ll be dry and clear weather elsewhere. Lowest temperatures 7 to 9 degrees with moderate westerly winds.

On Saturday there’ll be widespread showers in the afternoon, on Saturday night the showers will retreat to western coasts and the rest of the country will have a dry night. Highest temperatures on Saturday will range 14 to 16 degrees, and overnight they’ll drop to 5 or 6 degrees, winds will be moderate westerly throughout.

A similar day on Sunday, there’ll be widespread showers during the day, dying out at night. Temperatures unchanged on Saturday despite a change in wind direction; winds will become light southerly at first and light variable later.

There’s little change expected for Monday or the early days of next week with continued showers by day, dying out at night. Temperatures similar through the whole week, 14 to 16 during the day and falling to between 4 and 6 degrees at night.



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