Met Eireann has issued a status yellow high temperature warning.
It will run for the entire country from Sunday morning until Tuesday night.
The forecaster is predicting temperatures in excess of 30 degrees on Monday which could be a record for Ireland.
Met Eireann says the hottest day in Ireland ever recorded could be on the way. 33.3 degrees hasn't been recorded here since it happened in Kilkenny way back in 1887.
⚠️Status Yellow - High Temperature warning for Ireland ⚠️
Exceptionally warm weather on Sunday, Monday & Tuesday over Ireland, daytime temperatures of 25°C to 30°C 🌡️
• Heat stress
• High Solar UV index
• Risk of water related incidentshttps://t.co/07EmTeTy0L pic.twitter.com/FtqyhfNzIJ
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) July 15, 2022
Meanwhile, a red extreme heat warning has been issued by the UK Met Office for parts of England next week.
The alert warns a risk to life is likely.
Temperatures could get as high as 40 degrees celsius in England for the first time, and people are being urged to take precautions against the soaring heat.
The warning covers London and parts of central England.
The heatwave could cause disruption to travel and infrastructure in the UK.
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