Met Eireann warn sub zero temperatures to continue

Snow on Sunday afternoon in the Wicklow Mountains

Met Eireann’s status yellow snow and ice warning remains in place today as temperatures are expected to dip below freezing once again this evening.

Temperatures could drop as low as -3 degrees in places tonight.

More ice and cold conditions are expected for Tuesday, with further freezing conditions taking grip on Tuesday night.

A Met Eireann forecaster said – “Tomorrow will be a mainly dry day with sunny spells and temperatures of between 2 and 6 degrees at best with light winds. The odd shower may still affect some Atlantic coastal parts, and fog may linger in places.

“Tuesday night will be mainly dry and very cold with lowest temperatures of zero to minus 2 degrees with frost and icy stretches forming quickly after dark.

“Some mist and fog patches forming for a time also. Later in the night Southeast winds will freshen near Atlantic coasts bringing rain to the Southwest by dawn.”

However, a rise in temperatures is expected on Wednesday, with highs of 7-9 degrees.

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