Council gritters to treat main routes as temperatures expected to drop this evening

By Diarmaid Doherty With temperatures across Donegal predicted to drop tonight, Donegal County Council have confirmed that its gritting service will be put into operation this evening. All designated Donegal Winter Maintenance Routes are to be gritted from 6pm. Advertisement Met Éireann is forecasting cold weather tonight for this region, with clear spells and showers. […]

Snow and ice warning for Donegal in place today

By Dionne Meehan MET ÉIREANN has issued a weather warning for snow and ice in Donegal which is set to come into effect this morning at 5am. As rain, sleet and snow moves upwards from the South, it is expected that sleet and snow will lead to accumulations, significantly on higher ground. Advertisement Speaking to […]

Yellow snow and ice warning for Donegal extended 

AN EXTENDED weather warning for snow and ice for Donegal has been issued by Met Eireann. The status yellow alert has been issued from 5am on Thursday to 8pm that evening. It is expected that sleet and snow will lead to accumulations, significantly on higher ground. Advertisement Possible impacts of this weather will be hazardous […]

Wind warning issued for Donegal

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for Donegal with strong gusts expected tomorrow. The warning will come into effect from 8am on Wednesday to 1pm. The forecaster said strong and gusty southwest winds are expected with possible wave overtopping. The affected areas are Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, and Sligo.

Vigilance urged on the roads as yellow alert for snow remains

by Louise Doyle MOTORISTS in Donegal are urged to exercise continued caution as a yellow alert for ice and low temperature remains in place until tomorrow, Friday, January 19. A status yellow alert for snow and ice in Donegal came into effect yesterday and will continue until 11am tomorrow, Met Éireann has said. Advertisement All […]

Snowfall expected overnight

Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for snow and ice.   The yellow warning for Donegal will be in place from 5am on Saturday morning until 10am.    A Met Éireann forecaster said: “Rain will turn to sleet or snow in places for a short time on Saturday morning, especially over higher ground. “The rain, sleet […]

Dreaming of a white Christmas

FOR those dreaming of a white Christmas it doesn’t look likely it will be on the cards this year with Met Éireann predicting wet but mild conditions. This week we took a look back through the archives to see when the hills of Donegal were covered in white for Christmas. One of the heaviest snowfalls […]

Moderate Weather Warning for Wind for Donegal

Met Éireann have issued a yellow wind warning for Donegal. They have warned that Northwest winds will be very strong and gusty. “High waves are also expected,” they said. Advertisement They have warned that potential impacts may include wave overtopping, displaced debris and loose objects, and difficult driving and cycling conditions. This weather warning will […]

Wind warning in place today

A WIND warning will be in place in Donegal today with Met Éireann warning of strong gusts expected throughout the day. The yellow warning for wind will remain in place from 12 noon on Saturday until 8pm. “Strong and gusty west to northwest winds with the potential for wave overtopping,” the forecaster warned.

Cold blast expected to hit

By Dionne Meehan Met Éireann has issued a moderate yellow weather warning for Donegal as temperatures are expected to plummet this evening. With very cold temperatures likely to fall below -3 in many areas, frost and ice will cause hazardous travelling conditions. Advertisement This weather warning comes into effect this evening at 6pm and it is expected […]