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Met Éireann Predicts Extreme Weather Events Will Become More Frequent

Laois' Evelyn Cusack says there have been warning signs of the past few years.

Met Éireann says the country should prepare for severe weather events like storms, heavy snow and drought becoming more common.

The government has launched its new "be winter-ready" campaign with a big focus on farm safety this year.

There's also information on how to keep safe at home and on the roads.

Head of Forecasting at Met Éireann, Clonaslee's Evelyn Cusack says there's no extreme weather forecast for the next few weeks - but climate change will make it more likely:

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