Monday's weather: Windy and wet at times today, with some snow tonight

Information supplied by Met Éireann

Monday's weather: Windy and wet at times today, with some snow tonight

File photo shows snow on a tree branch on the bank of the River Liffey in Co Kildare | Image: RollingNews.ie

Today

Frost, ice and fog will clear early today, as blustery north to northeast winds set in.

In fact it will become very windy across east and southeast coastal counties, with strong to gale force winds developing.

Turning wet in these parts later too, with possibly some wet snow at times.

Other parts of the country will stay mainly dry with hazy sunshine, though some showers coastal showers will affect parts of the west and northwest, where there is the slight risk of thunder.

Much colder than normal, with maximum of only 4 to 7 degrees Celsius, with an added wind chill effect.

Tonight

Wet and windy across east and southeast counties tonight, with some falls of sleet and snow, mainly affecting Wicklow.

The rest of the country should remain largely dry in a moderate occasionally fresh northerly flow, preventing any significant frost.

Cold, with lowest temperatures 1 to 3 degrees Celsius.