WEATHER WARNING: Snow Ice Warning issued by Met Eireann for today and tonight

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WEATHER WARNING: Snow and Ice Warning issued by Met Eireann

WEATHER WARNING: Snow and Ice Warning issued by Met Eireann

Met Eireann has issued a Snow-ice Warning for Munster, Leinster, Cavan, Monaghan, Galway and Roscommon.

The warning is in place from 2pm on Sunday and runs until 8am on Monday morning.

Met Eireann says that heavy rain will turn to sleet and snow today. Much of the snow will be above 300 metres with just a local dusting of snow at lower levels. Wet and slushy roads are likely to become icy in places overnight as temperatures drop below freezing.

A Status Yellow Rainfall Warning is also in place for Munster and Leinster with Met Eireann forecasting heavy rain during Sunday will give accumulations of 25 to 35 mm. That warning is in place until 6pm today.