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Latest: A powerful storm has hit Europe with high winds and snow, killing at least four people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks.

Dutch airport cancels all flights as storm batters Europe

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has suspended all flights and the Dutch national rail service halted all trains as a powerful storm lashes the Netherlands, toppling trees and causing traffic chaos.

Latest: Two weather warnings in place for wind and snow

Latest: A warning for snow and ice is in place for parts of the country this evening.

Four weather warnings in place ahead of Storm Fionn

Four weather warnings are in place across the country as Storm Fionn approaches. 

US east coast braced for deep freeze following massive storm

Residents on the east coast of the US are bracing themselves for a deep freeze a day after a massive winter storm battered the region with heavy snow, hurricane-force winds and coastal flooding.

Orange wind warning in place as Storm Eleanor set to bring winds of 130km/h

The first storm of 2018 is due to make landfall this afternoon with Eleanor bringing winds of up to 130km/h.

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Cloudy with occasional drizzle

It is expected to be mostly cloudy, possibly with occasional drizzle with mist over the hills. More general rain or drizzle later. There will be a moderate to fresh south-westerly wind. Mild. Max temp 10-13C (50-55F).

Mild but light patchy rain

It will be overcast with patchy light rain or drizzle. Misty over coasts and hills. Mild again with a freshening south-westerly breeze. Max temp 9-12C (48-54F).

Overcast with occasional drizzle

It is going to be mostly cloudy or overcast, possibly with occasional drizzle and hill-fog at times. There will be a moderate to fresh south-westerly wind. Max temp 10-13C (50-55F).

Brighter later, south-westerly breeze

Mainly cloudy with the occasional patch of drizzle possible. Perhaps a little brighter later. Staying mild with a moderate to fresh south-westerly breeze. Max temp 9-12C (48-54F).

Dry but cloudy, chance of rain

It will be a mainly dry day for much of the country, but remaining cloudy. There is the chance of isolated spots of drizzle at times. A few outbreaks of light rain or drizzle across parts of Ulster during the evening. Moderate to fresh south-westerly winds. Max temp 10-13C (50-55F).

Status yellow warnings in place; road users urged to take extra care

AA Roadwatch is particularly warning about the risk of black ice.

Latest: Met Éireann add snow and ice warning to Status Yellow wind warning

Latest: Met Eireann have issued a snow and ice weather warning for the whole country.