Friday, 21 February, 2020


Storm Alert: Dennis is gonna be a menace this weekend for Kildare

Dublin included in new snow/ice warning from Met Eireann Norfolk weather warning: Storm Dennis to hit Norfolk this weekend | Latest Dereham News
Noah Ferguson | 14 February, 2020, 00:42

"Our confidence in the forecast means we have been able to issue severe weather warnings well in advance, giving people time to prepare for potential impacts of the storm".

It may be too early to tell how extreme Storm Dennis will be but it's possible that additional weather warnings are issued by Met Eireann in the coming days.

A separate yellow warning for wind for the whole of Wales runs from 10:00 GMT on Saturday until just before midnight on Sunday.

Storm Inès will arrive on Thursday, followed by Storm Dennis over the weekend.

According to WXCharts, the west of Scotland could see as much as six inches (16cm) of snow overnight on Saturday.

Conditions on Thursday morning
Conditions on Thursday morning

Roarr! Dinosaur Adventure park in Lenwade will close out of concerns "for the safety of visitors and crew" at the weekend (February 15-16) as the storm is set to bring gusts of 60mph-70mph and heavy rain.

"Storm Dennis will bring a wet and windy day on Saturday with strong southerly winds and widespread heavy rain bringing a risk of flooding". However, they will be less severe than last weekend's weather.

Despite the soaring winds, temperatures will remain fairly mild on Saturday with highs of 12C in the south and 9C in the north during the afternoon.

It warned of likely power cuts and said cancellations to public transport and hard driving conditions were likely.

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