Met Éireann Issues Status Orange Warning For Snow And Ice

Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange warning for snow and ice across a number of counties.

The Irish National Meteorological Service said "significant falls of snow" are expected from Saturday, 09 December and into Sunday, 10 December.

The warning is in place for Cavan, Connacht, Donegal, Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Westmeath and Wicklow.

Met Éireann said: "Accumulations of 4 to 8 cm could occur quite widely with greater totals possible. Drifting snow locally at times too with brisk winds. Slippery paths and treacherous roads also due to snow accumulation and ice."

The warning is in place until 11pm on Sunday.


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