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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# met office

This year
# whoosh
Status Yellow wind warning to cover six counties on Wednesday
Met Éireann is forecasting very strong winds in Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Galway and Mayo.
Last year
# Climate Change
2022 expected to be warmest year on record for the UK
Temperatures in the UK have been above average in every month except December.
# Climate Change
2023 forecast to be 10th year in a row that hits one degree above pre-industrial era
Annual forecast from the Met Office says next year could be around 1.2C above pre-industrial temperatures.
# storm names
Ruadhán, Wouter and Daisy: Names of upcoming winter storms announced
Meteorologists say naming storms helps provide authoritative messaging during severe weather.
All time
# storm names
Kim, Pól and Seán: Names of future winter storms announced
The Storm Names partnership raises awareness of the impact of severe weather.
# Weather
Rainfall warning in place from 9pm in 11 counties
There will be between 30-50mm of rain over a 24-hour period, Met Éireann said.
# Brrr
Weather event responsible for 2010 and 2018 cold snaps expected in the coming days
A major sudden stratospheric warming event is predicted – but it doesn’t guarantee cold weather.
# hot hot hot
Ireland hasn't had record-breaking temperatures like the UK, but people have been enjoying the sunshine anyway
In London, the mercury reached 21.2 degrees.
# Name Game
Who is to blame for the 'Beast from the East'?
The extreme weather is coming, but what of its scary name?
# storm oisin
Heads up, Oisíns - Storm Oisín will be hitting Ireland and the UK next year
You know what that means. STORM OYSIN!
# clo-da
Barney, Clodagh and Wilbert - here's what we'll be calling storms from now on
Members of the public got to choose the names.
# falling down
Gridlock in UK: Cars abandoned, passengers stranded after heavy snowfall
A group of coach passengers spent the night in a church in Sheffield, and people have been leaving their cars to seek shelter.