There will be a noticeable change in the weather this weekend as overnight temperatures are to fall below zero in parts of the country.

Tonight will be cold and dry with frost forming in long clear spells. Temperatures will drop as low as -1C in some inland areas while it will be up around 5-7C in the southwest.

Tomorrow will be a bright, crisp day with sunshine and a moderate northerly breeze. It will be mild during the day though with temperatures of 11-15C.

However, the temperatures will once again drop below freezing tomorrow night with lows of -2C in parts.

There will be a cold and crisp start to Sunday morning with any frost clearing. It will stay dry across most areas for daylight hours with spells of warm autumn sunshine and light southerly breezes.