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Current Forecast:

Friday, 20 October 2017 19:51

Persistent and heavy falls of rain over eastern parts of the country, with the risk of thundery downpours leading to further localized flooding. Clearer conditions with scattered heavy showers in western areas will gradually spread countrywide later this evening. South to southeast winds will continue to strengthen as Storm Brian approaches the west coast this evening.


Tonight south to southeasterly winds will further strengthen and veer southwesterly as the centre of the storm depression tracks across the country with a yellow wind warning in place countrywide, but an orange level warning continues in operation for southern and western coastal counties as winds are expected to reach storm force there. Rain will continue to turn more showery from the southwest, but the showers look likely to merge into longer spells of rain in the west by dawn. Lowest temperatures will stay around 9 to 12 degrees.


Weather News

20 October 2017
Storm Brian Update (20th October, 14:45)
Storm Brian, a rapidly deepening depression in the mid-Atlantic, is expected to fill as it tracks over parts of Ireland late Friday night and early on Saturday.

18 October 2017
Met Éireann symposium on "Future Weather, Future Challenges" on December 12th 2017
Everyone is invited to attend our symposium on "Future Weather, Future Challenges" on December 12th 2017 in the Round Room at the Mansion House in Dublin which will feature Mary Robinson and other distinguished guests.

18 October 2017
Provisional quick observational facts on Storm Ophelia during Mon 16 Oct 2017
Please click here for the informational graphic on the provisional measurements during Storm Ophelia, for example, gusts of up to 156 km/h were recorded at Roches Point, County Cork during the morning of Monday 16 October 2017. This information will be updated as records become available.

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