Met Éireann have issued a high temperature warning for six counties
Met Éireann have issued a high temperature warning for six counties.
The status yellow warning has been issued for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick. it comes into effect on Thursday, June 27 and ends at 7pm that day.
The weather forecaster said that temperatures will be "in excess of 27C" that afternoon.
Looking towards the rest of the forecast, a Met Éireann spokesperson said that Thursday will be a "dry, fairly sunny" day. However, it will still be "rather breezy", with the chance of isolated heavy or possibly thundery showers in the southwest.
It will be a warm day across the country, with temperatures forecast as high as 28C in some areas - particularly in the southwest, midwest, and west of the country. It will be a couple of degrees lower along easter coastal fringes, though.
The forecaster continued:
"Thursday night will be mostly dry with just the chance of an isolated shower in the southwest. It will be a mild and humid with lowest temperatures staying around 13C to 17C in moderate easterly breezes but winds occasionally increasing strong at times in coastal areas."
Settled and rather warm weather for the next few days but a transition to less warmer conditions over the weekend as winds turn southwesterly in direction.
It will be another very warm day on Friday with spells of sunshine and will be dry in most areas,
Top temperatures well above normal with highs of 24C to 27C, although they will be a few degrees lower along east and south coasts.
The forecaster said:
"Cloud will gradually increase countrywide on Friday evening and during the night with a little showery rain developing in places, some thundery bursts are possible also.
"It will be a very mild and humid night with lowest temperatures of 14 to 16 degrees Celsius. Light to moderate south to southeast breezes will veer southwesterly overnight."