2 Status Yellow weather warnings issued
Met Eireann has issued two Status Yellow weather warnings – a wind warning and a snow-ice warning.
The Status Yellow snow-ice warning has been announced for counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Louth and Leitrim.
Met Eireann has warned of a risk of snow showers, especially over high ground, leading to accumulations up to 3cm.
Meanwhile, the wind warning has been issued for counties Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick.
It was issued at 4:00pm this evening (Tuesday, January 30) and will come into effect at 6:00am tomorrow morning. The warning will remain in place until midnight tomorrow night.
For the rest of the country, tomorrow will be a cold, very blustery and showery day. The showers will be mainly over the west and north during the morning; but, they will extend nationwide in the afternoon – with occasional hail and sleet and some snow on northern hills.
Some thunder is likely also, according to the national meteorological office. Highest temperatures of 4° to 7° in strong and gusty west to north-west winds are expected, with gales in exposed coastal areas.