More storms and freezing temperatures on the way, warn Met Eireann

first_imgBatten down the hatches as two more mini-storms are on the way in the next 48 hours.And while rain and flooding may have been a problem for Donegal yesterday, a “dramatic change” will see temperatures plummet in the coming days.Homeowners and businesses are now being warned of a “real risk” of further flooding in the wake of Storm Eleanor. Emergency responders, ministers and Met Eireann have held a meeting in Dublin to assess the situation for the coming hours.Chair of National Emergency Co-ordination Centre Sean Hogan said there is “unfortunately still some threat coming towards us”.Around 15,000 homes are still without power as a result of the damage caused by last night’s winds.Homes across Donegal are still coming to terms with the unexpected flood threat which was left last night. Several homes had close calls including homes on the Glenwood Park estate in Letterkenny which was left under water.Met Eireann’s Evelyn Cusack told independent.ie that two smaller weather events will take place in the southwest in the coming days.“This is not a major event that we know of as yet,” she said, but added that it’s “not certain” what way the approaching weather fronts will develop.By the weekend there will be a “dramatic change” with a return to calm but very cold weather with heavy frost at night.More storms and freezing temperatures on the way, warn Met Eireann was last modified: January 5th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalfreezingfrostInishowenstormstemperatureslast_img read more

"More storms and freezing temperatures on the way, warn Met Eireann"