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Snow warning for Donegal comes into force later

08 December 2017, 12:56 | Terri Saunders

Flurries of snow could hit the UK this weekend

Early Snowfall Hits London

Higher ground elsewhere in the country will also be affected.

A status yellow snow and ice warning has been set in place for Ireland.

The public has been warned to beware of icy roads and footpaths.

Forecasters say: "Snow showers will occur this evening, tonight and during Friday".

There'll be icy stretches too - with north and northwest counties most at risk.

Counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo are expected to be the worst hit with snowfall likely to cause accumulations of 4 to 8cm.

That warning will be in place until midnight.

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It's because an Atlantic storm, Storm Caroline, is passing close to us.

Gardai tweeted: "Snow-ice warning with temperatures of -2c expected overnight.Check local weather & be aware of the conditions before setting out on your journey".

"It's worth remembering that ice can even form on treated roads, so please do take extra care when driving tomorrow".

Tomorrow, Friday, will be another cold day with a mix of cloud and sunny spells.

Donegal is set for a cold snap with wintry showers, snow and freezing temperatures which will continue into next week.

Northwest winds will fresh to strong and gusty.

Commenting on the research, Deirdre Ashe, Director of Personal Lines at Liberty Insurance, said: "Our research reveals that as a country, we now lack confidence in our driving abilities in adverse weather conditions".



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