Temperatures to plummet, with snow and sleet forecast

Wind warning for Donegal issued

Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann issue warning to 7 counties

The warning comes into effect on Wednesday morning at 6am and is valid until 11pm on Wednesday night, which is only four hours before the status yellow wind warning issued earlier on Tuesday comes into effect.

Met Éireann has issued an updated weather warning for Ireland of high winds, low temperatures and a chance of ice and snow.


The warning is also in place for Mayo, Donegal and Kerry.

Gusts between 100 to 110 km/h are forecast, with the strongest winds in coastal areas and over high ground.

Temperatures are set to drop and it will be become bitterly cold over the next few days in the region.

A STATUS yellow wind warning has been issued for Donegal and will be in place from 3am on Thursday morning until 8pm that evening.

Severe winds will affect areas over Scotland, but Met Eireann warned that the storm will also generate strong, blustery winds of Ireland.

Met Éireann says scattered snow showers will occur from late Thursday and into Friday.

"Any sudden change in weather conditions, be it snow, ice or heavy rainfall can have a serious impact on traffic across affected areas".

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