A status yellow warning has been issued for Leinster and Munster as temperatures are set to soar.
Met Éireann issued the alert today (Tuesday August 9) and urged people to be aware of the side effects of high temperatures including heat stress, especially for more vulnerable people.
According to the meteorological service, it will be very warm or hot on Thursday, Friday and Saturday with maximum temperatures generally between 27 and 29 degrees.
It will be warm at night with temperatures generally staying above 15 degrees.
However, daytime temperatures may not be as high as in coastal areas due to sea breezes.
Status Yellow - High Temperature warning for Leinster & Munster ⚠️— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) August 9, 2022
• Heat stress, especially for the more vulnerable of the population
• High Solar UV index
• Risk of water related incidents
Valid: 12:00 Thursday 11/08/2022 to 06:00 Sunday 14/08/2022https://t.co/7aDQTqTyEp pic.twitter.com/jW5rrSw6Ck
The alert is in place from 12pm on Thursday August 11 until 6am on Sunday August 14.
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