Storm Chris is on the way to end Ireland's glorious heatwave 4 months ago

Storm Chris is on the way to end Ireland's glorious heatwave

Please no.

So it is fairly safe to say we've been basking in the glorious sun for the last few weeks.

Genuinely though, Ireland has been positively tropical.

However, it is looking like our heatwave is coming to a pretty quick end.

Sadness.

Tropical Storm Chris is making its way across the Atlantic - in our direction.

The storm is currently chilling off the East Coast of America, and is expected to turn into a hurricane in the next 24 hours.

While the hurricane itself won't make it to Ireland, the remnants of the storm may effect our heat wave.

Tropical storm #Chris is causing some of the uncertainty in weather models for next weekend and beyond. It may...

Posted by Carlow Weather on Sunday, 8 July 2018

Facebook page Carlow Weather posted information about the storm:

"Tropical Storm Chris is causing some of the uncertainty in weather models for next weekend and beyond. The track of Chris could have a big influence on whether we hold our settled warm weather or see a breakdown with some rain beyond next weekend."

I mean, would a bit of rain be such a bad thing? I haven't seen green grass in weeks.

"The weekend is looking mainly warm and settled again but until Tropical Storm or possibly Hurricane Chris decides what path he will take, the weather models don’t know how to forecast beyond next week."

Brace yourselves, because the Irish summer is about to end.

Stay dry!