A high-temperature warning has been issued for Ireland.
The Status Yellow warning will remain in place from Thursday morning to Saturday morning.
Met Éireann is forecasting very warm and humid weather on both days, with daytime temperatures over 27C in many areas away from coasts.
Saturday will start out rather cloudy with isolated heavy showers, and sunshine will develop in many areas during the afternoon but mist or fog may linger in some coastal areas.
Further isolated heavy or thundery showers are possible on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the forecaster is warning that night-time temperatures will not fall below 15 degrees.
⚠️A High Temperature warning has been issued for Ireland ⚠️
🥵 Heat stress
🛏️ Uncomfortable sleeping conditions
🌊 Risk of water related incidents
Valid: 08:00 Thursday 07/09/2023 - 08:00 Saturday 09/09
More here 👇https://t.co/Xg3aMJlyuS
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) September 6, 2023
Met Eireann said the high heat will bring a risk of heat stress and uncomfortable sleeping conditions.
It is also warning people to take extra care in the water.
There is also an ongoing high risk of fungal spores in the air due to warm day time temperatures and mild, humid nights.