Explanation of new warning levels
Current Forecast:Thursday, 28 August 2014 23:38
Overcast tonight with outbreaks of rain. The rain will occur mainly across Connacht Ulster and the north of Leinster. Elsewher and otherwise good dry spells will arise later tonight. Fresh southwest winds. Mild. Lowest temps of 12 to 14 degrees.
21 August 2014 - Activity at Bárðarbunga VolcanoSince Saturday August 16th thousands of earthquakes have been detected at Bárðarbunga by the earthquake monitoring network of the Icelandic Met Office (IMO), and the earthquakes continue to occur at an approximate rate of 1000/day (see http://en.vedur.is/earthquakes-and-volcanism/earthquakes/ for more detail and the latest reports). As the volcano is situated beneath an ice cap, an eruption could result in an ash plume which may have consequences for both aviation and health.
01 August 2014 - The Weather of July 2014: Warm everywhere; dry and sunny in most partsAll mean temperatures were above their LTA (Long-Term Average). Most stations reported below average rainfall. Sunshine totals were variable. Monthly mean windspeeds ranged from five knots (9 km/h) at stations in the Midlands to 11 knots (20km/h) at Malin Head.
28 July 2014 - NEW: 5 Day Wave ForecastsA new product has been added to the 5 day forecasts, significant wave height.