Ireland is set to prove warmer than the French Riviera by the weekend as a front of African and Mediterranean weather helps deliver an exceptionally mild spring.
Spring is set to announce itself this week as temperatures are expected to rise to 15 degrees.
Storm Erik was winter’s swan song as the spring is set to announce itself with temperatures of up to 15C next week, according to Met Éireann.
Storm Erik will batter Ireland today with parts of the country to be hit by “damaging” wind gusts of up to 130kmh.
Met Éireann has warned that parts of the country could be lashed by storm force winds tomorrow.
Met Eireann has issued a status yellow weather warning as strong winds are set to hit Ireland on Friday.
FORECASTERS have issued a yellow warning for the week ahead, warning of snow, sleet and widespread frost.
Winter coats, hats and scarves at the ready, we’re in for a chilly end to the month.
Up to 10,000 households and businesses across the country are without electricity this morning following strong winds and heavy rain showers last night.
The country looks set for the first significant snowfall of the year with forecasters warning of cold conditions throughout the week.