Thursday's weather: Mild, windy and wet in places

Rain in Leinster will clear, but the western half of the country will have heavy rain showers

Thursday's weather: Mild, windy and wet in places

Marsden Rock near South Shields, Tyne and Wear. Picture by: Owen Humphreys / PA Wire/Press Association Images

Today

Rain will clear from Leinster this morning and the skies will gradually brighten. Showers will then develop, becoming heavy and frequent over the western half of the country but well scattered elsewhere.

Mild and windy today; south to southwest winds will be strong and gusty with highest temperatures of 13 or 14 degrees.

Tonight

Most of the showers will die away early tonight and the night will be generally dry.

Lowest temperatures of 9 or 10 degrees in fresh southwesterly winds.

With thank to Met Éireann