Drivers warned of treacherous roads following overnight freeze

Temperatures are set to drop to -3 in some places

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Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads following freezing temperatures overnight.

Roads in parts of the midlands and east of the country are icy following the predicted rain and snowfall in places tonight.

Temperatures are set to fall as low as minus 3 degrees in parts of the midlands.

Esther O'Moore Donohoe from AA Radwatch, says drivers should allow more time for their journey in the morning: