More snow will fall in Ireland today than at the South Pole
Weather conditions are worse today in Ireland than they are at the South Pole.
As this picture from the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station taken from the roof of the National Science Foundation's Atmospheric Research Observatory today shows, while the temperature is colder, it is a calm, sunny day at the South Pole compared to the blizzard like conditions hitting Ireland. To see more from the live South Pole Camera click here
Click here to see the conditions this morning in Ireland compared to how calm it was at the South Pole
Ireland is currently enduring some of the worst weather in all of Europe also. This is the current Europe wide Weather Warning Map from www.meteoalarm.eu showing Ireland almost completely covered by a Status Red Weather Warning