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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 22 November, 2019

Is this the most alarming Irish weather image ever?

So much doom!

THIS MORNING THIS weather map is striking fear into the hearts of those on the west coast of the country.

The image, from shows the swells in the Atlantic this afternoon:

swell1 Source:

It appeared on the front page of the Irish Independent today and has also been shared on Twitter, with accompanying tweets exhibiting variations on “oh cripes”:

Met Eireann has warned that gusts could reach 100 to 130 kilometres per hour today and later tonight. Donegal, Sligo, Galway, Leitrim and Clare have all experienced high winds and power faults.

Other images from the same weather resource show wind:

wind Source:

And jetstream:


Hundreds without power at strong winds batter Ireland>

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Emer McLysaght

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