PICS: Warnings issued as much of Ireland wakes up covered in snow
AA Roadwatch has urged drivers to be cautious on the roads.
Much of the country has woken up to snow and ice on the roads, with AA Roadwatch urging all drivers to be cautious in the wintry conditions.
Icy and snow are still an issue in many parts, especially in the northern half of the country. See https://t.co/PSzIBsvOzE for full details. Allow plenty of time for your journey! pic.twitter.com/r8TSZFhcjl
— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) December 8, 2017
Snow and ice are expected across the country between 4pm today and 4pm tomorrow. ❄️☃️
See below for some great driving advice, and check https://t.co/pdsEzJTRQr for more info. pic.twitter.com/lOimaLGg6r
— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) December 7, 2017
Bus Éireann have announced that all services continue to run on time, with one exception.
All services continue to operate to schedule with the exception of Route 64, 07.15 service from Derry to Galway which is running 25 minutes late due to a traffic incident. @OceanFmIreland @radiomidwest @Corks96FM @CorksRedFM @LimLive95fm @radiokerry @LMFMRADIO @wlrfm @kfmradio
— Bus Éireann (@Buseireann) December 8, 2017
This was the scene in Derry on Friday morning, while snow also began to fall in Dublin and further south.
A Status Orange warning for snow and ice is in effect for counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo until 6pm.
A Yellow Warning is in effect for the rest of the country until later on Friday evening.
Widespread ice/ snow reported throughout the country this morning, please check local weather forecasts. Leave extra distance between you and the vehicle in front #winterready pic.twitter.com/hi8Ks83H2R
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) December 8, 2017