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Yellow warning issued for snow and ice

Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice which will come into effect tonight.

Accumulations of between one and two centimetres is expected between 9pm tonight and 7pm tomorrow (Tuesday).

A Met Éireann spokesperson said: “Icy and slippery conditions are expected due to accumulation of ice and snow on untreated surfaces. Scattered sleet and snow showers, most frequent across Ulster and Connacht, will occur but some showers penetrating into central and eastern areas at times with the odd flurry further south. Accumulations generally 1-2cm expected. Wintry showers becoming confined to northern areas by late evening.”

Lowest temperatures tonight will be between minus 2 to plus 2 degrees. Tomorrow is set to be very cold with highest temperatures of just 3 to 5 degrees with moderate to fresh, west to northwest winds.

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