Donegal to remain “very cold” with more snow expected

MET Éireann warns that weather in Donegal is going to remain “very cold” for the next couple of days with further sleet and snow showers expected. Snow is expected to continue to accumulate with a few centimetres of snow expected at lower levels and between 5-10 centimetres of snow expected on higher ground. Overnight both […]

‘The state of the roads was without parallel in living memory’

WHILE Donegal shivered over the past week there may well have been a few people of a certain generation wondering what all the fuss was about. That is because this week 85 years ago the county was in the grip of a similar, if not sharper, spell of weather. According to the Donegal News edition of December 18, 1937 the […]

Low temperature warning issued for Donegal

MET Éireann has issued a low temperature warning for Donegal. The forecaster has warned of hazardous conditions as temperatures are set to plummet to minus four. The yellow warning for low temperatures and ice will be in place from 10pm on Thursday to 10am on Friday. “Hazardous conditions.  A sharp to severe frost with icy […]

Weather warning issued for snow and ice

MET Eireann has issued a yellow weather warning for snow and ice for Donegal on Friday. The warning will be in place from 3am to 10am on Friday morning and “some icy stretches” are expected. The warning is also in place for counties Sligo and Leitrim and an ice warning for Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, […]

Temperatures set to plummet

TEMPERATURES are set to plummet tonight with Met Eireann issuing a yellow weather warning for low temperatures and ice. The warning comes into force from 6pm this evening and will remain in place until 10am tomorrow morning (Wednesday) for Donegal, Cavan, Monaghan, Longford, Clare and Connacht. “Very cold tonight with temperatures falling to between -2 […]

Donegal shuts down following status red weather warning

  A status red weather warning has been put in place for Donegal and all other parts of the country.  Despite earlier predictions that Donegal and the North West would escape the worst of Storm Emma and the so-called ‘Beast from the East’, a national status red weather warning was put in place last night […]

Hazardous conditions on roads and footpaths

  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.   Advertisement A spokesperson from Met Eireann said snow showers will be likely to give accumulations of less […]

Motorists urged to take care on icy roads

  Motorists are urged to take care on the roads today as frosty and icy conditions are reported across the county. A status yellow snow and ice warning for Donegal, along with 19 other counties, was issued from Met Eireann yesterday evening, which is valid until 9pm tonight (Thursday) but is expected to be extended.  […]

Further weather warnings for Donegal

  More snow and ice could be on the cards for Donegal again today, following a series of weather warnings from Met Eireann.  A national snow and ice warning has been put in place from 11am today until 8pm tomorrow night. Widespread heavy and thundery showers throughout Wednesday and Thursday are to be expected. Hail, […]