Snow weather warning in place until noon
A weather warning for snow and ice remains in place across Ireland until midday on Tuesday. The status yellow warning issued by Met Éireann came into effect at 8pm on Monday evening.
Snow showers are expected to continue in some areas on Tuesday morning. “Some accumulations are likely, one to three centimetres locally, but possibly more on hills and mountains in the western half of the country,” Met Éireann has said.
Cold weather is forecast for the rest of Tuesday with maximum temperatures of 4-8°C. It will be bright in most areas with sunny spells and showers of rain, hail and sleet during the day.
Isolated thunderstorms can also be expected in the west and northwest with the south and southwest coasts forecast to have cloudy conditions, with more persistent rain developing.
Cold temperatures and wintry showers feature in the forecast for the rest of the week, however, it is to become milder over the weekend with mainly dry and settled conditions.