Warnings of Storm Caroline disrupting road, rail and ferry transport has been issued in Scotland by the weather department. While the parts of the United Kingdom is also preparing for snow, ice and wind on Friday and Saturday, something strange in the weather report has caught the internet’s attention. A weather report of the storm that is to hit Ireland with a penis-shaped weather front couldn’t escape the eyes of social media users. The weather map was subjected to scrutiny by Twitterati who came up with various funny explanations.
Twitter was abuzz with hilarious jokes and puns on the shape of the storm formation in the weather report. People in the north and northwest will receive snow and rain tomorrow. Storm Caroline is currently going towards Ireland with 110kph winds, snow and ice. According to the predictions, some places could receive snow up to 3cm on Thursday and Friday. As a precaution, schools on Lewis, Harris and Uist in the Western Isles will be closed for students. Authorities have also placed speed restrictions in place for services between Perth and Aberdeen and Perth and Inverness as winds of up to 60 mph are expected in the areas.
All train services in the Scottish Highlands were cancelled on Thursday morning after forecasters predicted Storm Caroline may cause life-threatening destructions. On Thursday, the Met Office also raised their weather warning from yellow to an amber “be prepared” for northern Scotland. Localised power cuts are also expected in certain areas.