Roads across Donegal will be gritted tonight as Met Eireann issue a status yellow weather warning for snow and ice.
The weather warning, issued earlier today, will be valid from 4am tomorrow morning until midnight on Tuesday.
A spokesperson from Met Eireann said snow showers will be likely to give accumulations of less than 3cm on Tuesday, while showers will be most frequent in the north and west of the country. The public have been warned of accumulations of ice on untreated surfaces leaving roads and paths in a slippery and hazardous condition.
The following routes will be gritted from 8pm tonight:
- 06: Inishowen West
- 04: Inishowen South
- 01: National Primary North
- 02: National Primary Central
- 03: National Primary South
- 07: Milford South
- 08: Milford North
- 09: Cill Ulta East
- 10: Cill Ulta West
- 11: Na Rosa
- 12: Binswilly
- 13: Stranorlar North
- 14: Stranorlar East
- 15: Stranorlar West
- 16: Donegal West
- 17: Donegal North
- 18: Donegal South
- 19: Donegal National Secondary
- 05: Inishowen East
- BT: Buncrana Town Council Priority 1
- LT: Letterkenny Town Priority 1
•Drivers should reduce speed and increase braking distances.
Motorists before commencing your journey:
•Clear your windows and mirrors before you set out, carry a screen scraper and de-icer. Do not use hot water on the windscreen.