Monday's weather: Very cold morning with severe frost and icy stretches

Information supplied by Met Éireann

Today

Very cold this morning with severe frost and icy stretches only slowly clearing most areas and possibly lingering into the afternoon in some sheltered places. Good sunshine during the morning, becoming cloudier in the west in the afternoon. It will be dry apart from the odd wintry shower in the north.

Highest temperatures of only 3 to 6 degrees Celsius in light variable breezes. Frost will quickly set in again after dark.

Tonight

Tonight will be cold at first, especially over the eastern half of the country with widespread frost and icy stretches on untreated surfaces. Lowest temperatures between minus 1 to plus 4 degrees Celsius. However, cloud will thicken from the west and southerly winds will strengthen, clearing the frost later in the night.

Rain or drizzle will develop in the west around dawn.

Low Temperature Warning for Ireland (status yellow)

Very cold with a widespread sharp to severe air and ground frost leading to some icy stretches. Lowest air temperatures zero to -4 degrees C. Valid until midday.