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02/08/2021

Met Éireann issues new weather warning as bitter cold continues to bite

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Met Éireann issues weather warning.

Met Éireann has issued a new weather warning after Monday night's snow as bitter cold is set to dominate for the rest of the week.

A STATUS YELLOW Low Temperature Warning has been issued for all of Ireland for Tuesday night into Wednesday.

The forecaster warns that it will be extremely cold after dark and into daytime Wednesday. Air temperatures will fall back to -3 or -4 degrees, coldest away from the Atlantic, and even colder over lying snow.

Extreme cold will cause a widespread sharp to severe frost and icy patches. Freezing fog developing inland also.

The warning is valid from 4pm Tuesday, February 6 to 4am Wednesday, February 7

The new warning runs in conjunction with a Status Yellow Snow Ice warning which runs to 11.59pm on Tuesday. Because of the snow the forecaster warns people take care on untreated slippery roads and paths.

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