first_imgAn “explosive” weather bomb is set to batter Ireland this weekend bringing up to 130kmh winds, rain and a risk of flooding.The system, already informally known as Storm Brian, will hammer the entire coast at the weekend.Ireland is on a storm alert with a dip in low pressure causing perfect conditions for another massive storm – days after three people were killed in Hurricane Ophelia. The weather system is called a weather bomb because the central pressure of the low pressure is falling 35mb (millibars) in 24 hours – higher than one an hour.These are known by scientists as explosive cyclogenesis.Fears of Storm Brian increase as Met Eireann issue weather warnings for Ireland over torrential rain and dangerous gustsThis alert comes into force at 6pm on Friday and remains in place until midnight on Saturday. Winds, rain and risk of floods as ‘weather bomb’ to hit Ireland this weekend was last modified: October 21st, 2017 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalMet Eireannrainweather bombwindlast_img

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