Sunday's weather: Bright or sunny spells with heavy showers later

Information supplied by Met Éireann

Today

Some bright or sunny spells today, especially in eastern and southern coastal areas.

Scattered showers also, mainly in the western half of the country at first, but becoming more widespread during the day.

Many of the showers will be heavy, with a risk of thunder, especially in the west and north.

Showers will become more isolated this evening.

Cool and windy, with maximum temperatures of 13 to 15 Celsius, in fresh to strong southwesterly winds, the winds easing later.

Tonight

Tonight will be mainly dry at first, with clear spells, but scattered showers will continue along west and northwest coasts.

Cloudy conditions, with rain and drizzle, in the southwest early on, will move up over Munster, south Leinster and possibly parts of south Connacht.

Minimum temperatures 6 to 9 Celsius, in light to moderate south to southwest winds, backing southerly.