Heavy rain and wind expected in Leitrim tonight

Heavy rain and wind expected in Leitrim tonight

Rain forecast for this weekend

Today will be dry and bright to start in the east, cloudier with outbreaks of rain and drizzle in the west.

The rain and drizzle will develop more widely through the day with more persistent and heavy rain on the coast by nightfall.

It will become windy as southerly winds increase, reaching gale force for a time off coasts. Highs of 15 to 17 degrees.

Outbreaks of showers are expected over the weekend.

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