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Met Éireann has issued a nationwide snow and ice warning as a “polar low” sweeps over the country over the next two days.
The yellow alert comes into force on Friday at 5am and will remain in place until midday on Saturday.
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Snow showers are expected across the country during the alert but the heaviest snowfall is forecast for counties in Connacht and in Ulster.
Met Éireann said this “polar low” would begin to track down the country from the North. Friday and Saturday are set be bitterly cold, with widespread frost and ice and temperatures falling as low as minus 4 degrees.
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A second weather warning is in place for low temperatures across the country.
In light of the warning, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has advised all road users to take extra care.
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The authority warned road users to watch out for black ice. “If the road looks polished or glossy it could be, black...
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