The weather forecast for Leitrim and surrounding counties for the Easter weekend

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Leitrim Observer Reporter

Weather forecast for Ireland for the coming week predicts prolonged cold snap

Temperatures will start to fall from Sunday afternoon

Saturday, April 3 will continue dry with good sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees with mostly light east to northeast breezes. Saturday night will be dry with clear spells, and some patches of mist and fog. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 4 degrees.

Easter Sunday will be dry over much of the country with the best of the sunshine in the south. It will be cloudier further north. Light rain or drizzle will develop in the northwest during the afternoon and spread southwards through the evening. Highest temperatures of 9 to 12 degrees. On Sunday night, very cold air will move down from the north with fresh north to northwest winds. Some wintry showers may develop overnight on north facing coasts. Lowest temperatures of -2 to +2 degrees with frost in places,

Easter Monday will be cold and breezy with sunny spells and scattered wintry showers, these mainly over the northern half of the country. Highest temperatures of 4 to 8 degrees with fresh, gusty northerly winds. On Monday night, scattered wintry showers will continue. Frost and icy patches will develop as temperatures fall to between -2 and +2 degrees.