Ireland is set to experience a cold snap next week with some sleet and snow expected in parts. According to Met Eireann, the weekend will be mainly wet, windy and unsettled, while it'll be much colder early next week, with brisk winds and wintry showers on the way.
Here's a day by day breakdown for Dublin:
Strong and gusty winds will develop this afternoon. It'll be mainly dry with temperatures ranging between 6 to 8 degrees.
Windy with heavy persistent rain that will move eastwards this evening with the risk of spot flooding. Lows of 5-8 degrees.
Wet again with persistent outbreaks of rain for most of the day with local spot flooding. Highest temperatures of 6 to 8 degrees.
Meanwhile, here's the outlook for the whole country:
Fog should clear by mid morning to make room for a mostly dry and breezy day with highs of 7-11 degrees. Heavy rain is expected on Sunday evening in the north west and west and across the country on Sunday night.
Monday & Tuesday
Blustery and showery. Showers are set to turn wintry on Monday into Tuesday with sleet and snow likely.
The north and west are set to experience most of the snow but all areas are at risk with some thunder expected in parts.
Met Eireann says it'll be very cold too, with frost and ice forecast:
"Much colder, with maxima of only 3 to 6 degrees Celsius (north to south). Feeling even colder with an added wind chill effect. Frost and ice also, mainly for sheltered areas owing to sustained brisk winds."