Snow and heavy rain forecast for NI this week - as temperatures plummet

The Met Office is tonight bringing us some unwelcome news.

Sunday, 31st March 2019, 10:21 pm
Updated Sunday, 31st March 2019, 10:31 pm
Heavy rain

They forecast that this evening and tonight we will be "dry with a few clear spells through the evening but cloud increasing overnight with some outbreaks of showery rain developing by dawn".

Forecasters say light southerly winds will persist with a minimum temperature of 4 °C.

Tomorrow will be "a rather cloudy day with further outbreaks of showery rain and hill snow".

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"The rain heaviest and most persistent across the west later in the afternoon. Freshening southerly winds. Maximum temperature 9 °C."

Meanwhile the outlook for Tuesday to Thursday is: "A rather cloudy, showery few days.

"Showers will be heavy at times with snow on the hill tops.

"It will be a cold few days with northerly winds becoming strong."

Heavy rain