Wicklow Weather Warning from Gardai

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Snow accumulating in the Wicklow Mountains today between Sally Gap and Glencree. Photo: An Garda Síochána

Gardai are warning motorists to keep away from the Sally Gap as conditions deteriorate in the Wicklow uplands due to snow.

Snow fell in many parts of Wicklow today particularly in West Wicklow and the uplands. and Uplands.

A Status Yellow warning for very cold weather is in place until 6pm on Saturday (2nd).

Very cold this week with showers of hail, sleet and snow, frequent across the southwest, west and north, where some significant accumulations are possible this evening and overnight. There will be widespread frost with icy stretches on untreated surfaces. There is the potential for further significant snowfall in places on Thursday.