Friday's weather: Rain in places with occasional sunny spells

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Friday's weather: Rain in places with occasional sunny spells

Cars driving in rain conditions near Schwerin, Germany | Image: Jens Büttner/DPA/PA Images

Today

Fresh and quite breezy. Mostly cloudy over Ulster and Leinster, with some rain in places, but drying out by afternoon.

A few showers elsewhere, but mostly dry, with occasional sunny spells, with the sunshine breaking through more widely later.

Top temperatures of 14 to 18 C., with the blustery northwesterly winds easing by evening.

Tonight

Quite cool tonight with clear spells for a time.

But increasing cloud will bring some patches of drizzle and light rain to Atlantic coastal counties later in the night.

Lowest temperatures 5 to 9 C.

Light variable or southwest winds will increase moderate southwest by dawn.