Met Éireann warn that Sunday night's temperatures will drop even further

Snow and ice warning issued as temperatures plunge

Snow and ice warning issued as temperatures plunge

A national status orange alert, which was issued this Sunday, warns of temperatures as low as minus eight degrees across the country, with that -8 figure hovering dangerously close over county Longford!

Met Éireann say paths and roads will also be impacted by black ice and snow accumulations over the weekend.

Their forecasts suggest tonights temperatures in Ulster could fall as low as minus 4 degrees celsius. The 24-hour warning came into effect at 11pm on Saturday.

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Heavy snowfall is expected across most of the country on Saturday night with up to 8cm expected in some places.

Met Eireann said the orange weather warning will remain in place until 6pm on Friday.

Update 9am.: Temperatures will plummet to minus two today as Met Eireann issues two weather warnings. Heavy and persistent rain will spread from the southwest overnight and will quickly turn wintry with some large accumulations of snow across much of the province.

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Motorists should clear the windows and mirrors of your vehicles before you set off on your journey and carry a screen scraper and de-icer.

"Really it is about driving at a speed that is appropriate for the road conditions and keeping a safe distance from the cars in front of you".

Assistant Commissioner Michael Finn, Roads Policing, said: "Please be aware that visibility is reduced in snowy conditions so drive slowly if you need to make a journey".

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