Mild weather sweeps across the area

Monday at 08.00 started with a temperature of 3.8C but gradually during the daytime and overnight the thermometer rose to 9.2C at 23.00 and a maximum of 10.6C at 03.09 in the early hours of Tuesday. This was 8.2C above the 37-year average minimum and 2.5C above the average maximum.

Rain fell late evening and overnight amounting to 4.5mm bringing the monthly total to 25.1mm when the average is 90.5mm.

Tuesday arrived with total cloud cover and light rain falling. The temperature at 08.00 was 9.8C with a light southwesterly breeze.