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A Heatwave Has Officially Been Declared In Ireland

Fiona Cooney
Fiona Cooney

04:08 13 Aug 2022

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A heatwave has officially been declared in Ireland.

Temperatures have exceeded 25 degrees for the fifth day in a row, with the highest lunchtime temperature recorded in Moore Park in Cork, where its 28.8 degrees.


Met Éireann's status yellow temperature warning remains in place until Monday.

Forecasters are expecting a number of locations will break the 30 degrees mark again today, with another hot day promised.


Despite the heatwave,  Met Erin has also released a status yellow thunderstorm warning for the entire country from tomorrow.

Thunderstorm activity along with hail and heavy downpours may lead to spot flooding and hazardous driving conditions.

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