The Status Yellow Snow and Ice Warning issued by Met Éireann on Monday (January 28th) has been extended until Sunday at 12pm.
The warning was due to lapse on Saturday, however, Met Éireann decided to extend it yesterday evening, warning that it will continue to be “very cold” up to and on Sunday. They warn of “severe frosts” at night, with ice forming on untreated surfaces.
They also warn that some snow accumulations are likely today, February 1st, on higher ground in parts of Leinster, Connacht and Ulster. There will be further accumulations in places overnight and temperatures will drop to as low as -5 tonight, Friday February 1st.
Temperatures will be much similar overnight on Saturday also, ranging from 0 to -3 degrees.