first_imgTEMPERATURES across Co Donegal are touching 24C today – as the roads to our beaches are jammed with sun-worshippers.A huge influx of northern tourists on what is a bank holiday in the North is adding to some tailbacks.Gardai are appealing to motorists to be patient and drive with care. Claire Coll Gallagher’s pet pooch was certainly enjoying the weather – and the sand – in this picture taken at Marble Hill earlier.Huge crowds have also gathered at the North West Garden Show in Castlefin and in Donegal Town for the second day of the superb Donegal Live festival.And Relay for Life events get underway at 6pm.An easterly breeze is helping to cool temperatures but forecasters warn that the sun is just as strong – so use high factor sun cream to prevent burning. Enjoy the high temperatures while they last; as they will fall away during the coming week.Next week is going to stay pretty warm with maximum temperatures typically 17 to 21 degrees, says Met Eireann.Winds will be from a mainly southeasterly direction, fresh at times giving good drying.Sunshine amounts will be variable but all areas will get warm sunny intervals through the week.Cloud will build at times leading to local showers and possibly some heavy, thundery downpours but these will be the exception. Meanwhile Marie’s dog Ben was enjoying the garden (below).Though his owner says he does prefer the snow.With 1,655,000 page views last month, get your story seen on Donegal Daily.Send your stories and pictures to info@donegaldaily.comFollow us on us on Advertisement IT’S ANOTHER SCORCHER AS ALL ROADS LEAD TO THE BEACHES was last modified: May 26th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:IT’S ANOTHER SCORCHER AS ALL ROADS LEAD TO THE BEACHESlast_img

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