Met Eireann issue ANOTHER status yellow warning

  • Met Eireann issue ANOTHER status yellow warning

Met Eireann issue ANOTHER status yellow warning

St Patrick's Day on Saturday will see freezing temperatures but there will be some sunshine in the afternoon.

St. Patrick's weekend will be very cold.

Met Eireann have issued a status yellow weather advisory for Munster and Leinster.

In their latest update they wanred that "snow showers will become more frequent along east and southeast coasts later Saturday".

Rain in northern areas will slowly clear during Thursday morning but elsewhere will be a brighter and drier day with showery rain affecting mainly the south and west.

The chill is set to continue into Sunday with more snow showers, mainly over Leinster and the eastern half of Munster with more frost overnight.

Top temperatures in some areas at the weekend will be at 1 to 2 degrees in the north and east of the country, although it will be milder in west and south west coasts with temperatures of 5 to 6 degrees. Breezy, with moderate to fresh easterly winds.

Wrap up warm when you're going to the parades on Saturday!

Regarding the supposed return of the "Beast from the East", Louth Weather said: "While it's too far away to be certain, at this early stage I'm not expecting anything more than a few frosty nights and some chilly easterly winds". However, it will also result in the weather from Friday through to Sunday being exceptionally cold.