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Dublin: 17 °C Friday 10 April, 2020


# forecasting - Friday 9 December, 2016

Wrapping up warm? No need, it's going to stay mild this weekend

Temperatures will reach as high as 14 degrees in some parts today.

# forecasting - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Why headlines like this really, really annoy Gerald Fleming

“There’s absolutely no sense in that particular story and there’s nothing scientifically to back it up whatsoever.”

# forecasting - Friday 19 December, 2014

Blizzard may cause some problems for Santa ... But don't worry, it should pass by Christmas Eve

Santa’s coming … Just five sleeps to go. But will he have a clear run to Ireland from the North Pole?

# forecasting - Thursday 18 December, 2014

What are the odds of a white Christmas this year? ... Well, this man ought to know

Will we be rolling snowmen as we roast our turkeys? Met Éireann’s head of forecasting dropped by the newsroom to tell us.

# forecasting - Friday 4 January, 2013

Scientists look at weather to predict illness outbreaks

Data from various weather events beginning to help predict conditions in which a disease will flourish.

# forecasting - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Explainer: When and why are blight warnings issued?

And what should potato-growers do in response? takes a look…

# forecasting - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

East coast to bear the brunt of rainfall this week, Met Éireann warns

Met Éireann has said that it is not clear whether the heavy rainfall expected will cause the sort of havoc wreaked by last October’s floods in Dublin.

# forecasting - Monday 9 April, 2012

Explainer: How does weather forecasting work?

Ever wonder why some forecasts seem spot-on while, in some cases, the very opposite of the predicted weather happens? Karl Mehlhorn of Irish Weather Network meteorology forum explains…