Sleet and snow may hit Dublin tonight; flooding persists in Wexford, Kilkenny, Louth

Sleet and snow may hit Dublin tonight; flooding persists in Wexford, Kilkenny, Louth
A Northern Ireland Electricity engineer makes his way down the Carnlough to Ballymena road in Co Antrim. Picture: PA

Flooding and heavy snow is continuing to cause havoc in many parts of the country this morning, and Met Éireann's severe weather warning remains in place.

Met Eireann has also warned that more severe weather is on the way, with up to 10 centimetres of snow expected in east Ulster and northern Leinster.

Forecaster Deirdre Lowe said: "Tonight it looks like the sleet and snow will drift a bit further down, perhaps even as far south as the Dublin area."

Meanwhile, there are reports of flooding in Enniskerry, Enniscorthy, Bleach Road in Kilkenny City and at Major's Hallow just off the M1 near Junction 18 in Co Louth.

DART services between Howth and Howth junction have also been cancelled due to flooding.

In the North, more than 35,000 homes and businesses are still without power after another night of heavy snowfall.

Laura Holland of AA Roadwatch has this advice for anyone driving in wet conditions:

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