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14th Oct 2021

Snow on the way? Weather expert reveals October is about to get a lot colder

Could Ireland see snow before the winter?

It looks like things are about to get a lot colder in Ireland.

A weather expert has warned that snow could already be on its way.

Yes, we know it’s only October.

Apparently, a cold snap is approaching Ireland and it could bring a blanket of white snow with it.

Alan O’Reilly of Carlow Weather said wintry conditions are heading our way in 10 days.

He tweeted, “An early little short blast of cold possible in about 10 days time.”

But before you dash out to stock up on loaves of Brennans Bread and loo roll, he stressed that it is too early to predict if we will experience snow like Scotland, England, and Wales.

It is believed the UK will see snowfall later this month as chilly conditions have been forecasted for our neighbors.

Wales is expected to experience quite the cold snap by the end of October.

The west of Scotland is also set to experience a chilly change in weather.

I guess it is time to root out the winter coats and giant scarves.

Met Éireann says the rest of the week will be mild and unsettled in Ireland.

It will be dry with scattered outbreaks of drizzle or light rain and light southeast winds on Friday. Turning misty in places with some fog likely.

The lowest temperatures will be in Ulster with lows of 2 degrees.

Saturday will be a wet day with a spell of rain, which will likely clear early in the night.

Sunday will be a milder day with a mix of cloud and sunny spells. Cloudier conditions will bring some patchy drizzle, but there will be a good deal of dry weather, Met Éireann confirmed.