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Met Eireann said : " Wintry showers overnight and early on Saturday will give a risk of snowfall accumulations of 1 to 5 cm." There is also wind warnings in place in coastal areas. They said : "Westerly winds will reach gale force overnight on Irish coastal waters from Loop Head to Malin Head to Howth
Wet and windy weather conditions are set to cause possible power cuts this weekend as coastal Met Office meteorologist Aidan McGivern said : “A deep area of low pressure is expected to track Storm Erik was named by Irish forecaster Met Eireann on Thursday and overnight brought winds of
© Provided by Irish Mirror A dog enjoying the snow in Leitrim Snow could hit Ireland this weekend as "some wintry falls" are possible, according to Met Eireann.
The cold weather looks set to continue as the weather chiefs are saying sub-zero temperatures are likely.
It's expected to be windy over Thursday and Friday, and it appears the breezy conditions will roll on into the weekend.
A forecaster said: "It will continue cold and showery during the weekend with some wintry falls possible.
"Frost is likely at night with minimum temperatures close to or below freezing. It will be breezy at times as well.
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A Met Eireann spokesman said : "Today, rain will clear most areas early this morning, but it may linger along parts of the east coast. Things could take a turn for the worse on Monday, as " wintry showers" hit parts of the country. The forecaster said : "Showers will be heaviest and most frequent in the north
Met Eireann confirmed that the rain will turn to sleet and snow in places. Weather chiefs also warned that the mercury will drop below freezing tonight, which could cause build-ups of snow and sleet to freeze in places. Met Éireann issues warning as snow to hit across Ireland ( Irish Mirror).
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January: Polar vortex in the US
The polar vortex in the U.S. Midwest and parts of Canada led to an extremely cold wave, with temperatures dropping to below minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 34.4 degrees Celsius) in places. The arctic-chilled air resulted in schools, businesses and offices being shut, and at least 20 deaths were attributed to extreme weather conditions.
(Pictured) A man walks along the city's lakefront in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Jan. 30.
January: Hottest month on record in Australia
Australia started the year by recording its hottest month ever in January, with temperatures exceeding 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius). The unprecedented heat triggered bushfires, causing human and animal casualties. At least five days were among the 10 hottest on record for the month, and national temperatures broke the record of the 2013 heatwave, which was considered the worst in history.
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Met Eireann is forecasting " wintry " showers, which are expected to bring snow to hills and mountains in Leinster and Munster. The weather chiefs have also warned of frosty and icy nights this week , as well as a risk of thunder in Connacht and Munster on Wednesday. © Stock Snow on Irish mountains
(Pictured) Thick smoke from vegetation fires darken the skies in Miena, Australia, on Jan. 22.
February: Floods in Australia
After torrential rains hit Queensland for several weeks, the state experienced record flooding, with areas along the Flinders River witnessing the worst inundation in 50 years. Raging floodwaters led to the displacement of thousands of people, hundreds of immersed homes, power outage and death of cattle, with snakes and crocodiles swamping the streets in many areas.
(Pictured) A view of a blocked major intersection in the flooded Townsville suburb of Idalia in Australia on Feb. 4.
March: Cyclone Idai hits southern Africa
In one of the worst weather-related disasters for the southern hemisphere, Cyclone Idai hit many regions of Africa, with Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi affected the hardest. The cyclone brought with it widespread flooding and devastation, affecting about three million people as well as claiming over a thousand lives.
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And Met Eireann have warned parts of Ireland will feel strong winds and heavy rain across much of the week . Snow fell on higher ground in Donegal The forecaster continued: "Outbreaks of rain and sleet will continue overnight across much of the country with a risk of some wintry falls on higher ground.
Met Éireann , the Irish National Meteorological Service, is the leading provider of weather information and related services for Ireland . Wednesday looks set to be a blustery day with further showers and a risk of hail and thunder and some of the showers may turn wintry .
(Pictured) Timber company workers are stranded on a damaged road at Charter Estate in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe, on March 18.
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March-April: Flash floods in Iran
Iran experienced extensive flash flooding in the two months, with 25 out of its 31 provinces affected. According to CNN, over a hundred rivers overflowed their banks and more than 400 landslides were reported. The flooding resulted in several deaths, with hundreds injured and around 60,000 people displaced.
(Pictured) An aerial view of trees in the middle of flood in Khuzestan province, Iran, on April 5.
April: Cyclone Kenneth strikes Mozambique
Tropical Cyclone Kenneth was the first of hurricane strength to hit Mozambique in recorded history. Extensive flooding ensued its landfall, and the cyclone caused widespread damage – including about 35,000 homes in Cabo Delgado – a few fatalities, power outage and loss of communication facilities.
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Dublin weather forecast : Met Eireann predicts -3C temperatures for the capital but milder Met Eireann said : " Wintry showers overnight and early on Saturday will give a risk of snowfall The national forecaster had previously warned to expect numerous warning this weekend as 'vigorous
IRELAND could be hit by sleet and snow as Met Eireann warn of "colder than normal" temperatures this week . Wintry falls could hit higher ground on Wednesday, some charts But Wednesday is when things will get very wintry after a cold night with sharp ground frost and icy patches on Tuesday.
(Pictured) A woman in Macomia, Mozambique, assesses the damage after a tree slammed into her home during Cyclone Kenneth, on April 28.
May: Cyclone Fani hits India
More than a million people were evacuated from their homes into shelters as Cyclone Fani hit the Indian state of Odisha in India. The most severe storm in 20 years to hit the Indian subcontinent, it caused around 90 deaths and more than $1.8 billion in damages in India and Bangladesh.
(Pictured) A man carries his vehicle amid the devastation after the onset of Cyclone Fani, at Puri beach in Puri, India, on May 3.
June: Heatwave in Europe, France records all-time high temperature
Europe was reeling under sweltering weather in June, with an all-time high temperature of 114.6 degrees Fahrenheit (45.9 degrees Celsius) recorded in Gallargues-le-Montueux, France. Most of the areas in France had an orange alert - the second highest level of warning. Other parts of Europe, including Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, also experienced severe heat wave and record-setting temperatures.
(Pictured) People sunbathe in front of the Louvre Pyramid during a heatwave in Paris, France, on June 26.
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July: Highest-ever temperature recorded in UK
In the midst of a scorching heatwave, on July 25, the U.K. recorded its hottest day ever at 101.6 degrees Fahrenheit (38.7 degrees Celsius) at Cambridge Botanic Garden, the Met Office confirmed. The previous high was 101.3 degrees Fahrenheit (38.5 degrees Celsius) in 2003. The U.K. went alongside Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany as countries that broke national records for all-time high temperatures.
(Pictured) A Southeastern train passes through heat haze in Ashford, Kent, on July 25.
July-August: Typhoon Lekima hits China
Originating from a tropical depression in the Philippines in late July, it turned into a storm in early August and was eventually categorized as a Category 4-equivalent super typhoon. After passing the Ryuku islands of Japan and battering Taiwan with heavy winds and rainfall, it made landfall in China on Aug. 9, triggering widespread flooding leading to blackouts, flight cancellations and evacuations. Over a million people were reportedly displaced and at least 44 people lost their lives in the country.
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August: Monsoon ravages India
At least 350 people have reportedly died during this year’s monsoon in India, with several states facing heavy downpours and flooding in late July and throughout August. Kerala saw one of the worst monsoons in recent years, with at least 121 dead and many missing. In Karnataka, over 75 people have lost their lives, while nearly 1,000 livestock perished. Maharashtra has seen at least 50 deaths so far. Other majorly affected states include Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Haryana. On Aug. 18, a flood alert was announced in Delhi as river Yamuna's level rose above the danger mark of 673.6 feet (205.3 meters).
Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann issues Status Yellow wind warning for eight counties with 110km/h gusts expected to hit
The alert will begin at 6pm on Thursday evening and will remain in place until 9am on Friday .It reads: "Status Yellow wind warning for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork and Kerry."This evening and overnight, west to northwest winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65 km/hr with gusts of 80 to 110 km/hr. © Met Eireann The counties affected by the weather warning. "Winds will be strongest along coasts and on hills and mountains."It comes as snow is expected to fall over what will be a "raw and very frosty" weekend.
© Stock Frosty weather . Met Eireann have warned that there is a risk of snow in some parts of the Met Eireann has warned temperatures could dip as low as -3C over the weekend as the risk of Met Irish weather forecast : Ireland will be hotter than Madrid tomorrow as Met Eireann expects
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September: Hurricane Dorian lashes the Bahamas
With at least 43 people reportedly killed in the Bahamas and two dead in the U.S., the tropical storm caused widespread damage with maximum recorded winds speeds of up to 185 mph (298 kph), heavy rain and above-average storm surges. Having traveled through the Atlantic Ocean, grazing Puerto Rico and slamming the Bahama Islands, it was reduced from a Category 5 hurricane to a post-tropical storm as it continued up the east coast of the U.S.
(Pictured) In this NOAA GOES-East satellite handout image, Hurricane Dorian tracks through the Bahamas towards the Florida, U.S., coastline while moving through the Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 1.
"It looks like it will continue cold early next week with sunshine and showers."
Meanwhile, the national forecaster has warned of hail showers and thunderstorms affecting Atlantic counties on Wednesday.
And the "odd wintry fall" is forecast for higher ground. Highs will range from just 4C to 7C.
The forecaster said: "Mainly dry and bright at first in the east but showers in the west will become widespread during the morning.
"The showers will be most frequent in Atlantic counties, some of hail and thunder, with the odd wintry fall possible on higher ground.
"Highest temperatures of only 4 to 7 degrees, in fresh and gusty westerly winds." © Stock Snow on Irish mountains
Wednesday night be chilly with lows of 1C, and sleet showers may be followed by patches of rain.
The Met Eireann forecaster said: "Good clear spells a first tonight and mainly dry.
"Later in the night cloud will thicken and rain will develop, possibly preceded by sleet on high ground.
"Lowest temperatures of 1 to 4 degrees early in the night. Winds will moderate but it will continue breezy on west and south coasts."
Thursday will be mainly dull and wet, with gale force winds hitting the west coast.
There is a risk of "very windy conditions" on Friday, but there will be some sunny spells.
And wintry falls may hit on Friday night too, as temperatures are expected to fall close to 0C.
Dublin weather forecast: Met Eireann warns of blustery end to week with wintry showers expected and risk of snow on higher ground .
Another windy say is in store so keep the gloves and scarf by your sideTemperatures are expected to reach 8C at their highest, and the winds are expected to be quite gusty.