Why the people of Ireland are in state of absolute panic after being hit by a massive meteor storm on Monday evening.
The weather is being described as “extreme”.
In the first 24 hours of the storm, temperatures across the country dropped as low as -9C (38F).
The storm also brought strong winds and heavy rain across the Irish Sea, leaving many areas without power and causing major disruption to the country’s rail network.
The Met Office said the storm brought winds of up to 130km/h (70mph) with gusts of up for up to 120km/hr (70 mph).
It is understood that in Dublin, the main city in the county, temperatures dipped to -6C (-35F).
In the south west, in Co Dublin, in Dublin county, the average temperature was -3C (-38F) with the wind chills in the region reaching -55C (-94F).
The Irish Independent reported that in County Kildare, the temperature dropped to -5C (-30F) and winds reached up to 110km/hz (60 mph).
In Limerick, in County Cork, the lowest temperature was recorded at -2C (-24F).
Elsewhere, in Galway, in the city, temperatures dropped to a record low of -8C (-42F) on Monday night, according to the Met Office.
In Kildale, in Kildalton, in Kilkenny, in Cork city, the city’s average temperature dipped to just -3.4C (-37F) overnight.
In Cork city’s city centre, the weather was a mixed bag, with temperatures at -3 to -2.5C (25F to 35F) but gusts up to 85km/hs (50 mph).
Earlier, the Met said the weather in Ireland was “extremely” dangerous, with a severe storm warning issued for parts of the country.
In the northern counties, a severe weather warning was issued for the north-west of Ireland.
A severe weather watch has also been issued for Northern Ireland.
The Met office has warned of potentially dangerous conditions with a wind of up a few hundred kilometres per hour (300 mph) and heavy rainfall in parts of Galway and Dublin.
The agency has also issued severe weather warnings for parts on the border with the Republic of Ireland and the north east of Ireland with winds of as much as 100 kilometres per inch (300 to 400 feet).
It also warned of possible flooding and landslides in the north west of Ireland, with heavy rain and flooding forecast across the region.
It has also warned about potentially dangerous weather conditions in parts across the north.