Storm Humberto lashes hurricane-battered BahamasWorld
Tropical Storm Humberto lashed already devastated parts of the Bahamas with heavy rain and strong winds.
Cloud will increase across Leinster this afternoon and showers will spread from the south, with some heavy and thundery downpours developing. Highest temperatures of 18 to 21 degrees. Moderate to fresh southeast winds will be strong at times in coastal areas, but will gradually ease this evening.
It will be cloudy and mild tonight, with outbreaks of showery rain. The rain may be heavy and thundery for a time with a risk of some spot flooding. Lowest temperatures of 13 to 15 degrees, in mostly moderate southeast winds.
Tomorrow, Sunday will be cloudy and damp to start with further outbreaks of rain. The rain will turn more showery by the afternoon with some bright or sunny spells developing. Some of the showers may be heavy later in the day. Highest temperatures of 16 to 19 degrees, with moderate southeast winds veering to the southwest and easing by the afternoon.
Showery rain with localised thundery downpours affecting parts of Munster and south Leinster will extend gradually northwards across the country during this afternoon and evening. The best of the dry and sunny weather will be in northern counties early this afternoon. Maximum temperatures ranging 17 to 21 degrees in fresh to strong southeast winds.
Showers or longer spells of rain extending nationwide tonight. There is the risk of some thundery downpours with spot flooding possible. Minimum temperatures of 12 to 15 degrees with fresh southeast winds easing and veering southwesterly.
A cloudy start for many on Sunday with showery outbreaks of rain. Some drier and brighter weather in places in the afternoon but staying rather cloudy and showery in the north and east of the country. Winds will be mostly light and variable in direction with maximum temperatures of 15 to 18 degrees.
HEADLINE: Staying very unsettled into next week with some wet and very windy interludes. Sunday night will be mainly dry with clear spells. Chilly with lows of 7 to 9 degrees. Winds will be light allowing some patches of mist to form. Monday will begin bright and dry in most places. Another spell of rain and strong winds will push into the west before midday and will quickly spread countrywide with fresh and gusty southeasterly winds. Highest temperatures of 16 to 18 degrees. Further outbreaks of rain on Monday night but winds will moderate for a time overnight. Lows of 12 or 13 degrees. More rain will follow on Tuesday although some areas may see some dry weather. Winds will be generally moderate but fresh to strong along southern coasts. Highest temperatures of 16 to 18 degrees. Continuing wet and windy on Wednesday with further outbreaks of showery rain and temperatures in the mid to late teens. Present indications are for a continuation of distinctly unsettled cool and windy weather for the second half of next week.
Localised thunderstorms are expected today and for a time tonight which will bring short duration heavy rainfall and the risk of spot flooding.
Issued: 21 September 2019 11:00
Validity: 21 September 2019 11:00 to 22 September 2019 03:00
Southeast winds will reach force 6 or higher today on all Irish coasts.
Issued: 21 September 2019 12:00
Southeast, 22 Knots, Fair, 14 Miles, 1005, Falling slowly
South-Southeast, 18 Knots, Gust 29 Knots, Fair, 21 Miles, 1005, Falling
Southeast, 16 Knots, Wave ht: 2 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1004, Falling slowly
Southeast, 14 Knots, Light rain, 5 Miles, 1002, Falling slowly
Southeast, 17 Knots, Cloudy, 5 Miles, 999, Falling slowly
Southeast, 14 Knots, Gust 31 Knots, Recent rain, 12 Miles, 998, Falling slowly
East-Southeast, 19 Knots, Gust 30 Knots, Recent drizzle, 10 Miles, 999, Falling slowly
Southeast, 15 Knots, Gust 29 Knots, Cloudy, 12 Miles, 1000, Falling slowly
East, 8 Knots, Wave height not available, 1007, Falling slowly
Southeast, 23 Knots, Wave height not available, 996, Falling slowly
Southeast, 19 Knots, Wave height not available, 1000, Steady
West-Northwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht: 3.8 m, 991, Rising slowly
Sea Area Forecast until 1200 Sunday 22 September 2019. Issued at 1200 Saturday 21 September 2019.
Meteorological Situation at 0900: A strong southeasterly air-flow covers Ireland as active frontal troughs approach from the Atlantic.
Wind: Southeast force 5 to 7. Decreasing south or southeast force 4 or 5 Sunday morning.
Weather: Mainly fair at first. Showery rain and mist with isolated thunderstorms developing later today.
Visibility: Mostly good at first. Reducing moderate in precipitation later.
Wind: Southeast force 5 to 7. Decreasing south or southeast force 4 or 5 tonight. Becoming west to southwest or variable force 4 or 5 on Sunday morning.
Weather: Showery rain and mist with isolated thunderstorms.
Visibility: Reducing moderate, locally poor in precipitation.
Outlook for a further 24 hours until 1200 Monday 23 September 2019: Moderate to fresh west or southwest winds. Increasing strong to near gale force southeasterly on Monday. Weather; showery rain with some mist.