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Heavy showers and thunder on the way for Co Kildare today

Met Eireann predicting the weather will take a turn this week with highs of 22C


Co Kildare will experience heavy, isolated showers with a risk of thundery downpours later today.

There will be isolated showers during the morning will become more frequent and heavier through the afternoon /evening. Occasional thunder and hail. Highs of 13 to 17 degrees in blustery westerly winds.

For Monday night, Met Eireann said: "Showers will become more isolated overnight with long clear spells developing. Cool with lows of 4 to 7 degrees and the westerly breeze easing off."

Tomorrow there will still be the odd shower during the day but in general it will be dry and sunny most of the time. Highs of 13 to 16 degrees in light northwest breezes.

Wednesday: A fairly dry start to the day but increasing cloud will bring rain and drizzle to most places during the morning and afternoon. The rain will be heaviest and more persistent across the north of the country and lighter and more broken nearer to the south coast. Highs of 13 to 17 degrees.

Meanwhile, top temperatures could reach as high as 22C on Friday with temperatures set to climb this June as the UK are expected to see temperatures rise as high a 30C.

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