Wednesday's weather: Wet and windy start with sunny spells developing; Highest temperatures 13C to 15C

Information supplied by Met Éireann

Today

A wet and windy start this morning, with rain and strong south to south-west winds in many areas.

However brighter conditions, with sunny spells and scattered showers, will spread eastwards during the morning and winds will become fresh and gusty westerly.

Some showers will turn heavy in the afternoon especially in north-western counties.

Maximum temperatures 13C to 16C degrees.

Tonight

It will be cool and mostly dry tonight but there will be some scattered showers in northern areas.

Some patchy mist will develop in some midland areas.

Overnight lows of 5C to 8C degrees.