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Did you know today's storm has a name?...

Welcome to Ireland, Xenja!
Aug 15th 2012, 10:32 AM 14,819 43

GO EASY ON us Xenja, we mean you no harm!

Today’s predicted calamitous weather has a name, and it’s a tricky to pronounce one at that.

Meteo Times reports that the German Weather Service has named the storm ‘Xenja’.

Here’s how it’s expected to look by midday tomorrow:

Image: German Weather Service/Meteo Times

And here’s the most recent satellite image from Sat24:

Got any pictures of today’s rain and winds round your way? Drop us a line at or tweet us @TheJournal_ie.

Storm warning: the rain is on the way>

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