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02/08/2021

Blizzard like conditions in Portlaoise as snow engulfs midlands #watch #beastfromtheeast

There is a whiteout in Portlaoise this morning as the beast from east dumps more snow on the five to 10 cms that fell over night.

Laois remains under a Status Orange warning but a Status Red weather warning has been extended to other parts of Leinster.

Many schools and businesses are closed in Laois.

The Laois emergency response team made up of Laois County Council, Gardaí, HSE and other groups.

Watch video of Main Street Portlaoise.

LAOIS SCHOOL CLOSURES 

UP TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IN LAOIS

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