Temperatures to drop to as low as -2 in parts of the country this weekend 2 years ago

Temperatures to drop to as low as -2 in parts of the country this weekend

If this weather were a comedian, it would be named Bill Brrrrrrrr!

While the rest of this week will likely be dominated by All Rain All Of The Time, it will be taking a turn for the worse come the weekend, when the temperatures are set to plummet quite a bit.

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The relatively mild temperatures of 7 to 11 degrees we've been having so far this November are on the way, with parts of the country dropping quite a bit below freezing point.

Here is the full forecast for the weekend by Met Éireann:

FRIDAY

Frost clearing. Cloudy and misty over south Munster and south Leinster with some rain at times, heavy along the coasts. Mostly dry elsewhere and brighter apart from scattered showers, mainly in eastern counties. Top temperatures 6 to 8 degree Celsius generally, but 9 or 10 degrees Celsius in southern coastal counties. Further damp conditions in south Munster and south Leinster overnight with some showery rain. But drier and clearer elsewhere, with some frost and icy patches.

SATURDAY

Early frost clearing to give a bright, fresh day, with some sunny spells. Most places dry, but some rain or hail showers will affect east facing coasts at times. Top temperatures 6 to 9 C. in moderate easterly breezes. Cold overnight with clear spells and just a few showers with lows of -2 to plus 2 C., are expected with frost and icy roads.

SUNDAY

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Early frost clearing. Some sunny spells developing and dry apart from well-scattered showers in coastal areas of the south and east. Top temperatures 6 to 9 C. Moderate east to northeast winds will be fresh at times in exposed coastal areas. Cold and frosty overnight with some patches of ice and mist. Lowest temperatures -1 to plus 2 C.