Met Éireann has has issued a renewed status yellow – Weather Warning for Ireland this week.
- Forecasters say that exceptionally cold weather will occur this week. Air and ground temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees below normal, with significant wind chill and penetrating severe frosts. Snow showers, mainly affecting eastern areas on Tuesday, will progressively become more widespread and heavier through midweek.
- A spell of persistent and heavy snow is expected to extend from the south late Thursday and Thursday night, with significant and disruptive accumulations.
- Scattered snow showers later Tuesday and Tuesday night will lead to accumulations of up to 3 cm in some parts by Wednesday morning. Widespread frost and icy conditions also.
- Precautionary gritting tonight (Monday 26th February) routes and information here.
Issued: Monday 26 February 2018 11:00
Valid: Tuesday 27 February 2018 18:00 to Wednesday 28 February 2018 11:00