Met Éireann updates warning with "exceptionally cold" weather on the way

It's going to be a cold week in Shropshire

"They'll be a few flurries tomorrow afternoon, Monday, but they won't amount to very much", said forecaster Pat Clarke.

However, it is later in the week when temperatures are expected to dip amid "blizzard conditions" with wind chill factored in temperatures could dip to -10C.

Speaking on RTÉ's Morning Ireland, Seán Hogan warned that "now is the time" to clear the driveways and pathways near your home or business before conditions worsen, with more snow and ice set to fall in the coming days.

On Monday, the National Emergency Coordination Group met in Dublin.

Met Éireann forecaster Joanna Donnelly told the Irish Times that Irish people should not get complacent about the unusually warm weather the country is now experiencing.

Businesses and schools are bracing themselves for disruption with people asked to look out for elderly relatives and neighbors.

Rain, thunderstorms early Thursday
By the drive home, temperatures will be tumbling through the 60s on their way to the 40s overnight as showers taper off. Friday and Saturday will be the weather we have all been waiting for! I'm keeping a 20% chance for rain as of now.

Met Eireann warned that the full impact of the Arctic winds will be felt from Thursday, when daytime temperatures will remain at or below freezing for some parts of Ireland, particularly across north Leinster, Ulster and north Connacht. "A lot of precipitation is associated with it and as it hits the cold air of Ireland and Britain there is a high risk of some very heavy snow", she said.

Meanwhile, members of the public are being urged to visit the 'Winter Ready' website to help prepare for the expected severe weather.

"During Tuesday we'll get some snow showers developing along the east coast, and then as we go into Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the snow will become more widespread across the country".

Met Éireann have issued a status yellow weather advisory, which may be updated to at least a status orange warning, ahead of "exceptionally cold weather" that is to occur this week.

"A spell of persistent and heavy snow is expected to extend from the south late Thursday and Thursday night, with significant and disruptive accumulations".

Related News:



Most liked

Google launches Flutter dev toolkit for creating Android and iOS apps
As an example of this, Google points to the app for the hit Broadway play Hamilton: The Musical , which was built with Flutter . Google has added integration with Visual Studio Code and Android Studio and Visual Studio Code to Flutter Framework .

North Korea helped Syria's chemical weapons program, United Nations panel of experts finds
According to the BBC, it is believed the tiles could be used to set up facilities where chemical weapons are produced. The report details " substantial new evidence" about North Korea's dealings with Syria, dating back to 2008.

Nokia 6 Android One Edition with Snapdragon 630 SoC, 4GB RAM announced
The 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display makes the Nokia 7 Plus flawless for browsing, social media consumption, gaming and entertainment. The Xpress-on covers are available in four colors - gray, yellow, pink and azure and will be sold separately for $7.99.

Here's what the Supreme Court's decision on DACA could mean for Dreamers
Abraham Diaz, a Dreamer and education specialist with LUPE, said the decision Monday was "a small victory" for DACA. The Supreme Court's announcement Monday means the case will proceed to a federal appeals court.

API reports growth in United States oil inventories
USA crude inventories have fallen more than 100 million barrels in 12 months, to their lowest in three years. London Brent crude slipped 3 cents to $67.28 a barrel, after climbing nearly 4 percent last week.

Formula One 2018: Pre-Season Testing Recap - Day 2
The team also missed the majority of the afternoon's running due to "a small exhaust clip break", leaving Vandoorne on 37 laps. As a result, reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton did not take to the track and has only completed 25 laps in two days.

Amazon just bought Ring and its smart home devices for $1 billion
Though unrelated but companies like Twitch and Audible that were acquired by Amazon do maintain an independent presence. The deal is expected to be worth over US$1 billion, according to Reuters .

Dolly Parton donates 110 millionth book
Parton's reading served as a kick-off event for a new initiative between the Imagination Library and the Library of Congress . Senior Brock Zych of Kingsport, Tennessee, during the Q & A session between Carla Hayden and Dolly Parton .

'8 Months' Pregnant Khloé Kardashian Reveals The Secret To A GOOD Relationship!
When the 37-year-old had revealed her new hairdo to her fans, one had asked her whether or not it was real. The Keeping Up With The Kardashian star later revealed her name Chicago West or Chi (Shy).

More than 100 Houthis killed in Yemen
The war in Yemen has killed more than 10,000 Yemenis, mostly civilians, and displaced over 3 million others, according to humanitarian agencies.

Westbrook on Zaza Pachulia: 'He Tried to Hurt Me'
Westbrook also said he thought Pachulia was a dirty player, and Paul George wasn't willing to pardon him, either. He went for the rebound, but got tangled up with Nick Young and fell to the floor under the basket.

Samsung Galaxy S9 will measure Blood Pressure as well
We've dived deeper to see what's beneath the surface, and here are 8 things that Samsung didn't tell you about the Galaxy S9 . But if you're shooting in low light conditions, the lens opens to f/1.5, the widest aperture to ever be on a smartphone .

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) 4Q18 Earnings Miss Estimates
News stories about Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT ) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 456.9% during the 2nd quarter. $131.11M worth of Walmart Inc .

ZenFone 5Z: the cheapest way to get Snapdragon 845
There's a triple slot housing two SIM cards and one microSD alongside them, and a fingerprint scanner is included on the back. That's probably because it uses the Snapdragon 630 SoC that lacks the required AI-acceleration bits for said functions.

Horse race bet with William Hill
How to place a bet To place your wager/bet, all you need is to provide the appropriate information to the ticket writer. Simply you just have to pay £1horse bet and you can easily watch the live horse racing broadcast on your device.