Wednesday 12 December 2018

'Lads, I've about 11 tea bags left...' - Ophelia is coming and the struggle is real

RTE weather presenter Joanna Donnelly wished everyone 'The best of luck' as she wrapped up the forecast last night
RTE weather presenter Joanna Donnelly wished everyone 'The best of luck' as she wrapped up the forecast last night
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Well that escalated quickly.

On Friday experts warned that Hurricane Ophelia would either give us a flick of her tail or be a total non-event.  Three days later we're bracing ourselves for full brunt of the storm.

A red weather warning has been issued for the entire country and schools, colleges, and childcare facilities are staying closed, sending many parents into 'WTF am I going to do about work?' mode.

Hell, even Dunnes is closed! (Tesco stores, mind you, will remain open so expect the looting to commence somewhere around lunchtime)

Of course, a hurricane is no laughing matter and there will undoubtedly be damage to property and possibly flooding in some areas.  This hasn't stopped people having a bit of a giggle on social media, however.

Here are some of the memes and comments floating about the Twitterspehere...

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