The presenter has put everyone on alert with his prediction on social media that stormy weather may strike during St Patricks Day weekend. His warning comes as Met Eireann issues a Status Yellow wind and rain warning for Munster and Leinster on Wednesday
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THE TV3 weatherman who has predicted the return of the Beast from the East has issued a fresh warning to say stormy weather is “definitely building”.
Yesterday, Deric Ó hArtagáin put everyone on alert with his prediction on social media that Storm Emma-like weather may strike during St Patrick’s Day weekend.
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#BeastFromTheEast is definitely building again & gearing up for a return. Not a severe as last time & no Storm Emma to deal with; but we could we looking at a triple grand slam weekend. Ill keep you posted! #irishrugby #snow #StPatricksDay pic.twitter.com/jOMD6dDqmc
And tonight he’s posted an update, saying: “#BeastFromTheEast is definitely building again & gearing up for a return.
“Not as severe as last time & no Storm Emma to deal with; but we could we looking at a triple grand slam weekend.
He said the region might see some snow showers, but that it would not compare to the effects of the Beast from the East.
“I’ll keep you posted! #irishrugby #snow #StPatricksDay.”
He’s also posted a new weather graphic which appears to indicate very cold weather is on the way.
So …no need for alarm just yet but something is stirring for next weekend. Could #BeastFromTheEast could be making a come back?! Early tracking models for next Sunday 18th. Nothing comfirmed. Will be keeping a close eye!! pic.twitter.com/Dno2TAnEGC
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In yesterday’s tweet, he predicted Irelands weekend weather temperatures may drop as low as -8C at times.
He tweeted: So …no need for alarm just yet but something is stirring for next weekend.
Could #BeastFromTheEast could be making a come back?! Early tracking models for next Sunday 18th. Nothing comfirmed (confirmed). Will be keeping a close eye!!
Mr Ó hArtagáin’s latest alert follows Met Eireann issuing a Status Yellow wind and rain warning for Munster and Leinster on Wednesday.
The Status Yellow warning was issued this afternoon and it will take effect from just around midnight to midnight on Wednesday.
THE bone-chilling Beast from the East which crippled Britain with heavy snow and ice is on a second collision course with the UK.
After making way for the hottest day of the year at the weekend, the teeth-chattering Siberian air is heading back to Britain.
And its dreaded return will unleash -8C temperatures, heavy snow and thick ice that threatens to bring the UK to its knees yet again.
“Another burst of Siberian air may push westwards over Europe (this) weekend. It’s unlikely to be as intense or as prolonged as the last cold spell.
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“Nevertheless, it brings the possibility of snow, frost and a late season chill back into the mix…”
The latest weather forecast maps show a sudden change in weather at the start of the weekend as spring turns to winter in just 24 hours.
Friday’s 12C will become -8C on Saturday night as the Beast from the East sweeps the country, before unleashing its true power on Monday.
Daytime temperatures on Sunday will plummet to -1C, although freezing winds will make it feel eight times colder.
Most of the snow looks set to fall on England at the start of next week, with NetWeather predicting a 95% chance of snow in London.
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A Weather Channel forecaster said: “This colder spell could last throughout the following week until the holiday, according to some computer models.
“High pressure could build over Scandinavia, increasing the threat of a wintry blast with much colder and drier conditions sweeping in from the east.
“Most forecasts agree that temperatures will be mostly below the average and conditions chilly and unsettled for the end of March and into early April.
“Any late season chill is unlikely to be as severe or intense as the Beast from the East which badly disrupted the UK last month.”