Jack Quann
Jack Quann

20.11 8 Feb 2021


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A status yellow snow-ice warning is in place for six eastern counties.

The forecaster is warning of snow accumulations of up to 5cm in places for Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow, Meath and Monaghan.

The alert is in place until 6.00pm on Tuesday.

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A wider weather advisory remains in place for Ireland into Wednesday for very cold weather, with temperatures in low single figures by day and with sharp or severe frosts and icy patches at night.

There is also a warning of hazardous conditions on roads and paths.

Met Éireann says it will stay bitterly cold on Monday night, with further scattered wintry showers.

East and northeast counties are likely to see most of the wintry showers.

There will be lowest temperatures of -3 to +1° Celsius.

A slight to sharp frost and icy stretches will form under clear spells, with brisk easterly winds - strongest across southwest counties and along Irish Sea coasts.

Tuesday will be another bitterly cold and blustery day.

Scattered wintry showers will continue with further snow accumulations in places, with highest temperatures of just 1 to 3° Celsius.

While there will be an added wind chill factor, owing to fresh and gusty easterly winds.

This story has been updated. For the latest version, click here

Main image: 2018 file photo shows the Curragh Plains in Co Kildare covered with snow. Picture by: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

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