Temperatures Set To Drop To -9 Degrees
Temperatures this week could dip to -9 degrees as a cold spell is forecast.
The cold air coming from Siberia has been nicknamed the 'Beast from the East'.
Met Eireann has issued a status yellow warning for exceptionally cold weather until next Friday, with snow showers predicted from Tuesday onwards.
Weather Advisory issued by Met Éireann.— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 23, 2018
Exceptionally cold weather forecast for next week.
Note: this is an Advisory. Warnings will be issued nearer the event. pic.twitter.com/a77xWfJMYr
Alan O'Reilly from http://www.carlowweather.com/ says records could be broken for temperatures at this time of year.
He reckons this could be the coldest Spring we've seen in 8 years:
Alan's been explaining the early advisory from Met Eireann, looking at where the cold weather is coming from and explaining what the weather charts mean in a Facebook Live session:
(Main Photo credit: Gail Conway)