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Back to the traditional summer: Rain and thunder storms to hit Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland summer has returned.

Following an unusual spell of both sunny and hot weather the traditional rain and wind have returned, with the possibility of thunderstorms to come through the rest of the week.

A yellow weather warning for rain has been issued and will be in place until 10pm on Wednesday night.

Wednesday will be cloudy with heavy and possibly thundery showers,  clearing later in the evening with clear spells developing. Isolated showers are possible across western areas towards dawn. Minimum temperature could be 7degrees.

Thursday will start brighter with some showers developing later in the afternoon. Cloudier in the evening with rain. Maximum temperature of around 18degrees.

The outlook for Friday and over the weekend looks wet.

Cloudy with rain on Friday and heavy at times. Drier and brighter on Saturday with scattered showers in the afternoon. The unsettled weather conditions continue on Sunday.

While it looks to be wet and grey, Northern Ireland looks set to escape the worst of the weather that has blighted many parts of the UK.

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