Clearing snow in Laois.
Met Éireann has updated its Status Yellow weather alert with a warning of 'significant' snow accumulations.
In its latest advice, the forecaster says it will continuing very cold for the remainder of the week with widespread frost, ice and lying snow in places. It says further wintry falls in parts of the southwest, west and north today but the showers will ease later.
The forecaster's attention is now focused Wednesday night on Thursday.
"On Thursday, a wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow will move in accompanied by strong easterly winds. Significant accumulations of snow are possible on high ground and with some accumulations to lower-levels at times," said the alert.
The warning is valid from 9 am on Wednesday, January 30 to noon Saturday, February 2. More below tweets.
Read also: TREACHEROUS WEATHER FORECAST
There is snow lying in many parts of the country this morning, with temps still below freezing in some areas also.— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) January 30, 2019
Here's our weather station in Mullingar this morning.
A national Yellow warning remains in place.
Feel free to send us in snow photos from where you are ❄️#Sneachta pic.twitter.com/wuVbfaem4B
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