Saturday April 4, 2020

Heatwave is 'more than a passing spell'

There is no end in sight to Ireland's heatwave, even if temperatures do drop a bit over the next day or two, writes Siobhán Brett.

13th July, 2013
Sunbathers in St Stephen's Green, Dublin: the excellent weather is set to continue. Photo: Feargal Ward

There is no end in sight to Ireland's heatwave, even if temperatures do drop a bit over the next day or two, writes Siobhán Brett.

Temperatures peaked at 29.5 degrees last week at Shannon Airport and in Co Carlow, according to Met Éireann. But although temperatures will be marginally cooler over the coming days, the heat will pick back up again next weekend and is set to last into August.

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