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Thundery, wet weather today for Ashbourne

By Ashbourne News Telegraph  |  Posted: June 07, 2014

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ASHBOURNE is facing heavy downpours today,(Saturday) with the promise of brighter weather tomorrow.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of rain and has warned that travel disruption is quite likely.

A spokesman said: "The warning is to make people aware that there will be some heavy, thundery showers moving through the country on Saturday."

She said there was the chance that some of the isolated showers could bring as much as 20mm of rain in an hour leading to "surface- water flooding."

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Maximum temperatures will be 18 to 19C and it will feel "quite muggy and humid" but by late afternoon the it should dry up.

The spokeswoman said: "Sunday is looking quite nice, maybe the odd shower but certainly some sunshine."

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