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Hottest day of the year in Carlow and Kilkenny expected today

SUNToday is expected to be the hottest day of the year.

Carlow weather recorded a high of 25.6 degrees yesterday with the mercury in Kilkenny hitting 25.5 according to Kilkenny weather.

Those numbers are expected to rise today and Met Eireann is warning that the sunburn index is very high.

With divers and swimmers expected to hit the usual spots Water safety groups are warning of the dangers.

The new Lady Desart bridge was being used yesterday as a diving platform but Gardai and water safety officials have warned against that.