Met Eireann will issue warnings if required-as they track hurricane Helene

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    Forecasters in Eireann said They keep track of hurricane Helene in the Atlantic and will issue warnings, if necessary, closer to the time of landfall.
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Forecasters in Eireann said They keep track of hurricane Helene in the Atlantic and will issue warnings, if necessary, closer to the time of landfall.

He predicted the hurricane will reach Ireland on Monday night as ex-tropical storm.

Met the report of Eireann that the ex-tropical storm will bring wet and windy weather – but there is “no strong evidence that it will bring any severe or damaging weather”.

Speaking on independent.t. is met come into today published a briefing on the storm, forecasters acknowledged that the met office UK has issued ahead of the weekend, weather alerts, but said they usually wait until closer to the weather phenomenon.

“We have a different way of issuing warnings. Met office UK have the ability to issue warnings up to five days,” forecaster said.

“We ourselves, we are to wait any longer. To be sure that down the line we will see our higher models of the decision.

“We are waiting to see what they come up with and we’ll issue warnings if required, as needed.

“We are aware of the situation and its monitoring”.


At a briefing today indicates that Helen will get closer to the shore of Ireland at the beginning of next week.

Analysts predict that the ex-tropical storm Helene will fall on Monday night and early Tuesday morning, although the exact path is not certain.

“It’s a tropical system,” the forecaster continued, “therefore, the path may change, time may change, the track may even wobble a little bit.”

Speaking on RTE radio one morning Ireland, met join forecaster harm Luijkx, ex-tropical storm is likely to bring wet weather on Monday and Tuesday.

“Saturday will start mainly dry with isolated showers and rain will develop in the West and North,” he said.

“Or it will be everywhere.

“On Saturday evening, there will be wind and outbreaks of rain throughout.

“On Sunday the rain will clear in the morning and brighter weather later in the day,” he added.

However, the country will experience a more consistent wet weather in the beginning of next week.

“Ex-tropical storm Helen will approach the South coast on Monday, and is likely to bring wet weather on Tuesday as well.

“But there is no indication it will be a very serious event,” said Mr Luijkx.

Nui Maynooth Professor John Sweeney yesterday assured the public that counter weather is not so extreme as Ophelia Oct 2017.

“There is another hurricane in the Atlantic ocean, hurricane Helena. It is formed near the Azores Islands,” Professor Sweeney said.

“The trajectory is almost identical with Ophelia, but you can be sure, the expectation that the hurricane will weaken.

“It will be involved in jet flows and flows with low pressure, it will probably reach us in the form of heavy precipitation, may gales.

“But it will not be a repetition of Ophelia,” – he added.

The Professor responds to the weather reports that a hurricane was on “a collision course in Ireland and the UK.

Helen is one of a number of major storms in the Atlantic at the moment.

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