30/01/2019

Overnight Temperatures Expected To Drop To -4C

Overnight temperatures across Ireland are expected to fall as low as -4C, with Met Éireann warning that despite sunny spells during the day, condition will remain treacherous.

A Status Yellow weather warning for snow and ice remains in place, with showers of hail, sleet and snow forecast across the country.

Significant snowfall has already been recorded in Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo and Longford. Dangerous icy road conditions have also been reported in Cork, Limerick, Galway, Tipperary and Roscommon.

A number of schools across the midlands remained closed this morning following a night of freezing temperatures which lead to dangerous road conditions and schools transport not running.

Gardaí have said that while roads remain passable drivers are urged to slow down and drive with caution.

(MH/CM)

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