Met Éireann has issued a status yellow snow-ice warning for most of Ireland
Met Éireann has just issued a status yellow snow-ice warning for Ireland.
It has been reported that scattered sleet and snow showers are forecast, and will be most frequent across Ulster and Connacht.
However the rest of the country may also be affected by the cold weather.
Very cold today, with a mix of bright or sunny spells & scattered showers, some of sleet & snow in the morning, but turning mainly to rain & sleet during the day with a risk of snow mainly over high ground. Maximum temperatures 3 to 6 Celsius in moderate to fresh westerly winds pic.twitter.com/Rcao0JediT
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) January 22, 2019
The Irish meteorological service said that some showers would affect central and eastern areas at times, with the odd flurry of snow further south.
Updated status Yellow Snow-ice warning for Ireland valid from 23:00 on Monday 21 January to 11:00 on Tuesday 22 January 2019 pic.twitter.com/V3jNshn4Sm
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) January 21, 2019