Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann warns of thunderstorms and hail showers as snow clears
Snow brought by Storm Freya will remain in large parts of the country on Monday morning
Forecasters have warned of a chilly blast taking temperatures down to -12C in some places over the weekend , with many areas struggling A snowplow shifts snow which fell overnight in Aberdeen after Storm Caroline hit. The storm battered the country with 90mph gales yesterday, as snow and ice led.
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Met Éireann issued a snow-ice warning for nine counties as up to 5cm of snow was expected to fall overnight.
The warning came into effect at 1am this morning for counties; Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Louth, Meath, Leitrim, Roscommon and Sligo.
Wintry showers overnight and early on Saturday morning will give a risk of snowfall accumulations of 1 to 5cm, the national forecaster said.
The warning was due to expire at 8am on Saturday morning.
Windy early this morn,heavy or thundery showers, some wintry of sleet, snow or hail in parts of Ulst & N Lein. Today, rain will continue in Ulst. Drier further S. Late aft and eve, rain will spread from SW over Conn, Mun and Lein.Highs 6 to10C with fresh to strong, gusty W winds.
Wrap up warm, we’re in for a freezing weekend with snow forecast
Soak up the sunshine while you can today because rain, hail and snow are on the way this weekend.— Met Éireann (@MetEireann)
Snow that has caused travel disruption in southern England is moving north, as forecasters warn of ice on UK roads. Several centimetres of snow look set to fall in eastern Scotland and north-east England in the next 24 hours. The RAC said it was a "nightmare weather scenario" and motorists were
Carol Kirkwood gives the latest from the BBC weather centre as forecasters warn of further ice and snow across many parts of the UK. Icy roads warning for motorists Jump to media player The Local Government Association says most councils across the country are well prepared for icy conditions
Temperatures are expected to drop as low as 0C this weekend, causing frost and icy patches.
Saturday night will be cold with showery rain, merging into longer spells of rain at times.
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However, rain will turn to sleet and snow in the northwest and north and over higher ground. There is also the risk of some hail. Lowest temperatures of 0 to 3 degrees with moderate to fresh westerly winds.
Met Éireann issues snow-ice warning for ALL of Ireland
It looks like we might be getting another snowy March as Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow warning for snow and ice. So it’s time to make sure that you’re wrapped up! The weather warning is in place from 11pm on Saturday night until 6am on Monday morning and is valid for the whole […]
Snow showers caused disruption on the roads on Sunday morning as forecasters warned of a frosty start to the half-term holiday. The wintry weather arrived in parts of western England, western Scotland and Northern Ireland overnight , as the Met Office issued warnings for snow and ice across large
Cold as ice . Met Office forecaster Matthew Box said: "What we have is high pressure centred over parts of the UK, and that's bringing a northerly flow across, in particular, eastern parts of the UK, and it's brought northerly winds and polar maritime air mass across the UK throughout the course of
Sunday has been described by forecasters as a "cold, raw" day with widespread wintry showers or rain, hail, sleet or snow with a risk of thunder.
Temperatures are expected to rise again early next week as cloud cover increases.
However, next week is expected to continue to be unsettled with showers or showery rain.
Gardai warn punters against drinking in public areas on St Patrick's Day.
Those found flouting the rules will have their drinks taken off them . Nearly 150 barrels worth of drinks have been seized in the past, according to Chief Superintendent Lorraine Wheatley. Wheatley said: “We would rather prevent it, but we will take the drink off them. "In other years, we have filled 150 barrels with drink in the Temple Bar area so it is important that the message is sent out to young people that drink will be taken off them and they won't be allowed drink in public places.