26/11/2014

Status Orange Warning For Fog

A Status Orange warning for fog is in place for many parts of the country, with road users warned to take care.

Met Éireann issued the warning for counties Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Cavan, Monaghan, Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford.

Gardaí have warned drivers to "exercise caution and use fog lights in affected areas."

(MH/CD)


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