Met Éireann issue snow and ice warning for entire country 3 weeks ago

Met Éireann issue snow and ice warning for entire country

Be prepared.

Met Éireann has issued a snow and ice yellow weather warning for the entire country.

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The status yellow warning has been issued for Leinster, Connacht, and Munster for 24 hours. The warning will be valid from this Thursday at 8am until Friday at 8am. Accumulations of up to 5cm are expected in some areas.

"A band of sleet and snow spreading northeastwards during Thursday giving snow accumulations of up to 5cm in some areas (higher over the mountains), but transitioning to rain in the west and south on Thursday night," said Met Éireann.

As well as this, today's status yellow snow and ice warning has been extended to include Louth, Westmeath, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan.

Snow has already started to fall in some parts of Dublin, Louth, and Wicklow with further accumulations expected throughout the day.