Abbie Condon, Glenstal and Lena Siew, Janesboro enjoying the sun in the People's Park | PICTURE: Adrian Butler
MET Éireann has issued a heat warning for Limerick as temperatures are set to soar in the coming days.
According to a status yellow warning, which was issued at lunchtime this Wednesday, temperatures will be in excess of 27 degrees during Thursday afternoon.
Status Yellow - High temperature warning for Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) June 26, 2019
Temperatures will be in excess of 27.0 degrees Celsius, during Thursday afternoon.
Valid: Thursday 1pm to 7pmhttps://t.co/ozrQHtoOkt pic.twitter.com/F4xqYBizCq
The heat warning, which also applies to Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork and Kerry, comes into effect at 1pm on Thursday and will remain in place until 7pm.
Similar temperatures were already predicted for Limerick on Friday.
Members of the public are being encouraged to take all necessary precautions and to ensure they are adequately hydrated.
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