Met Éireann's weather forecast for the week as Carlow is hit by thunder and lightening

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IRELAND WEATHER FORECAST: Weather forecast for the coming week for Ireland from Met Eireann

Met Éireann's weather forecast for Ireland this week

The weather forecast for this week for Ireland from Met Éireann is for a relatively cool week. It will be generally unsettled but there will be some dry days also.

According to www.carloweather.com, lightning was detected very near Tullow on Monday and it thunder was also heard in close to Fenagh. 

The weather forecast for Ireland for Tuesday from Met Éireann is for it to feel fresh to start the day with some good sunshine.

Staying dry and pleasant in most areas for daylight hours, however cloud will slowly build and rain will arrive into south and southwest counties through the evening.

Highest temperatures will range 15 to 18 or 19 degrees, in light variable breezes. Scattered falls of heavy rain will move up across the country after-dark.

The weather forecast for Ireland for Wednesday states that lingering overnight rain will clear during the morning, with sunshine and well scattered showers for the rest of the day.

Highest temperatures 15 to 20 degrees, mildest across southern counties, in light to moderate west to northwest breezes. Feeling quite cool after-dark. 

Thursday will see an overall dry day with sunny spells - just a few light showers, mainly near west and northwest coasts.

Highest temperatures 14 to 18 degrees, in light northwest breezes, again best values across southern counties. Feeling quite cool after-dark.