Summery spell as autumn begins

Published Monday, 01 September 2014
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A summery spell of weather has been forecast for the first week of autumn.

Summery spell as autumn begins
The weather will take a brighter turn as autumn begins. (© Getty)

Monday will be a bright day with some decent spells of sunshine, especially across south-eastern parts with the north coast looking rather cloudier at times.

With a maximum temperature of 18 degrees, it will feel warm in the sunshine and the high pressure will see temperatures rise further in the next few days.

Met Office forecaster John Wylie said temperatures will potentially reach the low 20s by the end of the week.

"After an unsettled August spell, we often see the weather settling down in the first half of September pretty decent and certainly it's looking very promising for some time to come," he explained.

"When the sun comes out its going to feel very pleasant and if you want a week to get outside and enjoy the early days of autumn, this is the one for you.

"Dry settled weather is the theme right the way through the week. Friday and Saturday, [there's] a little bit of a question mark about, we could see a low risk of one or two showers by then.

"But I have to say even beyond that, it looks as though high pressure's going to be there so if we're looking prolonged dry, settled weather with just the outside chance of a shower on one or two days, this is it.

"I don't see much in the way of substantial rain before the middle of next week at the moment."

© UTV News
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James in Dublin wrote (51 days ago):
Bring it on, we are visiting Belfast and Derry this week, can't wait.
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