Weather forecasters in the Britain and Portugal have warned that Atlantic Storm Emma is set to collide with the Siberian weather front this week.
The Met Office has tweeted stating that Storm Emma will bring strong winds the Portugese coast on Wednesday and track north on Thursday and Wednesday hitting Ireland and the UK.
The Siberian weather has already brought snow to the UK.
The Portuguese met service @ipma_pt have named #StormEmma, bringing strong winds to the Portuguese coast on Wednesday. Emma may then bring strong winds and heavy snow to parts of the UK during Thursday and Friday pic.twitter.com/1pU1ApgHr7— Met Office (@metoffice) February 26, 2018
Met Éireann has included Laois and several Leinster counties in a new Orange Alert Tuesday night / Wednesday morning.
Forecaster Evelyn Cusack has also forecast blizzards and possible Status Red warnings on Thursday and Friday as the cold area collides with wet weather from the Atlantic.