Snow and ice warning for Donegal today

Early Snowfall Hits London

Larger accumulations are likely on high ground.

The Met Office has extended a snow and ice warning that is in force for the East Midlands this weekend. It is set to be cold and frosty overnight, with motorists being warned of icy roads.

Most of the wintry showers will fall at night and snow is expected to gather on higher ground.

Donegal is among the counties in the north west that will be worst affected, with up to 3 centimetres of snow expected in places.

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There may be a light dusting of snow around the country, and it may stick in places in the north and northwest.

Met Eireann has issued the warning for Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.

The forecaster said: "Conditions will be bright cold and blustery today".

The warning was released this evening after 4pm and is valid until tomorrow, Friday 8 December, at 6pm.

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Be extra careful out there, lads.

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Tomorrow, Friday, will be another cold day with a mix of cloud and sunny spells.

"Northwest winds will be strong and gusty with highest temperatures of 4C to 7C".

You can do this by checking the Met Office website for the daily forecast or our warnings page, or you could download our weather app which will ensure you can keep up to date while you are out and about.

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