Monday's weather: There's a wet and windy day ahead...

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Today

Today will be wet and windy with outbreaks of rain in the west gradually pushing eastwards, becoming widespread before noon. The rain will turn persistent and heavy at times, especially in Munster and south Leinster. Later in the afternoon a clearance to scattered showers will follow in the west while the rain will clear the east in the evening.

Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees. Southeasterly winds will be very strong and gusty before veering southwesterly and moderating with the clearance. However, for Atlantic coastal counties winds will increase again for a time in the late afternoon becoming very strong and gusty for a short period before veering northwesterly in the evening and moderating.

Tonight

Monday night will be mostly dry with winds easing and clearing skies, it will turn cold with ground frost developing and some icy patches on untreated roads.

Lowest temperatures of 0 to +3 degrees. Later in the night, southerly winds will freshen near southern and western coasts, with a few light showers developing there.

Weather warning

Wind Warning for Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork and Kerry (status yellow)

Southeast winds of 45-60 km/h with gusts of 80-95 km/h for a time on Monday. Highest winds in coastal regions. Valid until 1pm.