WEATHER WARNING

Government minister warns public to be ready for upcoming “severe cold spell”

Tips and advice for Laois people ahead of 'beast from the east'

Leinster Express Reporter

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Tips and advice for Louth people ahead of upcoming “severe cold spell”

Tips and advice for Louth people ahead of upcoming “severe cold spell”

The Government has warned people to take steps to prepare for the severe cold spell set to hit the country this week.

In a press statement from the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy, the Minister advises the public to take heed of the warnings issued by Met Éireann, saying that the weather event “is likely to have a significant and disruptive impact.”

The National Emergency Coordination Group meets on Monday to plan for the harsh weather.

Met Éireann is forecasting a severe spell of cold weather this week and has advised today that, exceptionally cold weather will occur this week.