Watch this stunning drone footage of snow covered Wicklow Mountains

Watch this stunning drone footage of snow covered Wicklow Mountains

Skycam Ireland have kindly shared these stunning wintry scenes at Glenmacnass Waterfall and the upper lake at the Vartry Reservoir in the Wicklow Mountains.

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Soaring temperatures prompt warning to travellers heading to parts of Europe

Soaring temperatures prompt warning to travellers heading to parts of Europe

Severe weather warnings have been issued for European destinations popular with Irish holidaymakers due to scorching conditions.

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What’s the weather like for the rest of the bank holiday weekend?

What’s the weather like for the rest of the bank holiday weekend?

It’s been a bit of a wash-out so far but what’s the weather going to be like for the rest of the bank holiday weekend?

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UK coastal towns braced for floods as evacuations begin

UK coastal towns braced for floods as evacuations begin

Warnings of life-threatening floods are in place along the east coast of Britain as the UK is battered by heavy rain, high winds and snow.

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No let up on the cold today

No let up on the cold today

It will remain cold and frosty this morning, after many parts of the country saw heavy snow showers yesterday. Highest temperatures this morning will be 4C-5C.

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Rain will die away overnight, but the next 7 nights will be freezing

Rain will die away overnight, but the next 7 nights will be freezing

Met Éireann is warning of severe frost tonight as the freezing conditions continue.

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Road users advised to take care as wintry conditions take hold

Road users advised to take care as wintry conditions take hold

Wintry weather is affecting road conditions around the country, with further snow showers forecast.

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Get the woolly hat out – Ireland’s set for some chilly weather this weekend

Get the woolly hat out – Ireland’s set for some chilly weather this weekend

If you’ve successfully resisted that urge to turn on the heating up until now, you’ll break this weekend.

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Heavy rain causes flooding across Ireland

Pockets of flooding have been reported across Ireland after heavy rain swept through the country.

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Up to 60mm of rain expected in some parts today; orange warning in place

A Status Orange rainfall warning is in place for the west and north west of the country today.

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No schoolbuses during red weather warnings, says Bus Éireann

No schoolbuses during red weather warnings, says Bus Éireann

Bus Éireann has said from now on, schoolbuses will not run while a Met Éireann Status-Red weather alert is active.

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July? Wet and windy for most, with weather warning in the west

July? Wet and windy for most, with weather warning in the west

A weather warning is in place for much of the west of Ireland.

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Mini-heatwave on way

Mini-heatwave on way

Temperatures are expected soar in to the high 20s next week.

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Thundery downpours at least until tomorrow morning

Thundery downpours at least until tomorrow morning

The first bank holiday weekend of the summer is turning out very wet, with heavy rain and thundery downpours forecast for most areas.

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Bank Holiday weekend weather - cool and showery

The cool weather of recent days is forecast to continue over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Sunny weather to continue

Sunny weather to continue

The country has been basking in a good deal of Easter sunshine.

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3,000 homes without power after strong winds

3,000 homes without power after strong winds

Around 3,000 homes are without power this morning after strong winds battered the country overnight.

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Cold spell of weather set to continue

Cold spell of weather set to continue

The cold spell continues this morning with more wintry showers expected in the north and north-west.

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Gusts of 110km/h to accompany wintry showers tonight

Gusts of 110km/h to accompany wintry showers tonight

More wintry showers are on the way this evening.

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Up to 3cm of snow on way

Up to 3cm of snow on way

There is a snow and ice warning in effect across the country.

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Arctic blast to bring snow and freezing temperatures

Arctic blast to bring snow and freezing temperatures

Winter’s icy grip is set to hit northern counties over the next few days with 3cm of snow and near freezing temperatures.

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Met Eireann forecasts snow later this week

Met Eireann forecasts snow later this week

A wintry blast is to bring snow showers, hail and ice later this week.

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Yellow alert for cold conditions remains in place

Yellow alert for cold conditions remains in place

A yellow weather alert for snow and ice remains in place around the country this morning.

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Flooding and power outages reported as Storm Rachel hits

Flooding and power outages reported as Storm Rachel hits

Residents of western counties are being warned to be vigilant tonight and tomorrow morning as severe weather hits the coasts.

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Today's best snowman and where you can buy one of your very own

Today's best snowman and where you can buy one of your very own

Can you guess what this snowman is modelled on?

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Met Éireann issues Status Red weather warning

Met Éireann issues Status Red weather warning

Met Éireann has just issued a Status Red weather warning – its highest level.

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Temperatures on way up; rain and wind on way

Temperatures on way up; rain and wind on way

Temperatures are set to rise across the country today as wintry showers die out.

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Snow closes dozens of schools in North

Snow closes dozens of schools in North

Dozens of schools in the North have closed because of bad weather.

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Snow of up to eight cms prompts warning to drivers, walkers

Snow of up to eight cms prompts warning to drivers, walkers

Motorists are advised to drive with care this morning with five weather warnings in place across the country.

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Warnings end after winds of 120kms per hour buffet some areas; flights disrupted

Warnings end after winds of 120kms per hour buffet some areas; flights disrupted

Two wind warnings which were put in place across the country last night have now ended.

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Roads still icy, but warmer temps on way

Roads still icy, but warmer temps on way

Road conditions are expected to remain icy for most of the day in some areas, with temperatures barely rising above freezing.

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Drivers urged to be cautious as temperatures dip to -6C

Drivers urged to be cautious as temperatures dip to -6C

Motorists are being warned to drive with extreme caution as there is ice on some roads this morning.

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Drivers warned to stay alert as snow affects roads

Drivers warned to stay alert as snow affects roads

Drivers are being warned not to get complacent as a cold weather warning remains in place across the country.

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Icy roads prompt warning to drivers

Icy roads prompt warning to drivers

Motorists are advised to drive with care due to icy conditions in parts this morning.

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Lot of water about, but weather warning lifted

Motorists are being advised to drive with care this morning following heavy rainfall in some parts over night, but Met Éireann has lifted a weather warning which was in place until early today.

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Flood alert issued in Cork

A flood alert has been issued for Cork city for later this afternoon.

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Gales hit flights and ferries

Gales hit flights and ferries

Forecasters say blustery conditions and showers will continue well into this afternoon.

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Temps of up to 18C likely this week

Higher temperatures are staging a comeback this week, Met Éireann has forecast.

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ESB crews hope to have power restored to 10,000 homes by lunchtime

ESB crews hope to have power restored to 10,000 homes by lunchtime

ESB crews are working to restore power to 10,000 homes which are still without electricity following severe lightning strikes last night.

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Efforts start today to restore power to 20,000 storm-hit homes

Efforts start today to restore power to 20,000 storm-hit homes

20,000 homes are still without power this morning after lightning blacked out parts of Cork, Wexford and Kilkenny.

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Last winter the stormiest in 143 years

Last winter the stormiest in 143 years

Remember the huge waves, the howling winds and the lashing rain?

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Don't pack away the flip flops - more hot, sunny weather forecast

Don't pack away the flip flops - more hot, sunny weather forecast

Another heatwave may be on the way, say weather forecasters.

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Flood-linked M50 collision closes all but one northbound lane

Flood-linked M50 collision closes all but one northbound lane

Road-users are being reminded to slow down and drive with care as excess surface water and spot flooding are causing poor driving conditions across the country.

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Lord Mayor: Dublin not prepared for overnight floods

Lord Mayor: Dublin not prepared for overnight floods

The Lord Mayor of Dublin has said the city was not prepared for the heavy downpours overnight which led to flooding acroos much of the northside this morning.

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Ballymun gardaí forced to move detainees over flooding

Ballymun gardaí forced to move detainees over flooding

Gardaí have said two people being held in Ballymun Garda Station in Dublin had to be evacuated this morning due to flooding.

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Gardaí issue plea to motorists as flooding hits Dublin

Gardaí issue plea to motorists as flooding hits Dublin

Gardaí are appealing to motorists to be extra careful on the countries roads following heavy rainfall overnight.

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Weather warning issued for bank holiday weekend

Met Éireann have issued an orange weather warning for the next two days.

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Drivers warned to take care on rain-drenched roads

Drivers warned to take care on rain-drenched roads

A yellow weather warning remains in place this morning, as overnight thundery rain in the south pushes northwards this morning.

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June weather sets new records

June weather sets new records

Valentia Island in Co Kerry recorded its sunniest June in 74 years last month, with 265.0 hours of sunshine breaking the record last set in 1940, according to data from Met Éireann.

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Warm spell set to last into middle of next week

Warm spell set to last into middle of next week

Forecaster Met Éireann has said the sunny weather enjoyed by the country over the last week is set to last until at least Tuesday.

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Six die as storms sweep Germany

Six die as storms sweep Germany

At least six people have died in western Germany as heavy rain, hail and high wind battered the region.

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'Intense' downpours likely as orange weather alert stays in place

A status orange weather alert remains in place across the country.

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Sunny and warm today and part of tomorrow. Then, it's out with the wellies

Sunny and warm today and part of tomorrow. Then, it's out with the wellies

There's a hint of summer in the air for Ireland today, with temperatures set to hit as high as 20C.

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Munster and Leinster to fare worst as heavy rain forecast

AA Roadwatch has said Healys Bridge in Cloghroe, Cork has reopened after a fallen tree that came down in last night's winds caused its closure earlier.

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Fallen trees and surface water cause road closures in Cork

The AA is warning motorists in Cork that fallen trees have led to road closures this morning.

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Storms set new winter weather records

Storms set new winter weather records

The spate of winter storms that swept across the country over the last three months has set new records for rain, wind and waves.

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Limerick pensioner waits for power to come on day after burying his son

Limerick pensioner waits for power to come on day after burying his son

A pensioner suffering from pneumonia, an arthritis sufferer and another pensioner who has just buried his son are among the forgotten victims of the recent storm in Limerick.

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Met Eireann places country under Orange alert as storm heads for Ireland

Met Eireann places country under Orange alert as storm heads for Ireland

Met Eireann says an Orange flood warning is in place for the whole country as another Atlantic storm is set to hit Ireland today.

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ESB warns 215,000 households may have no power for days

ESB warns 215,000 households may have no power for days

Transport links and power supplies across the country are facing major disruption, because of the hurricane-force winds today.

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'Mini-tornado' reported in Roscommon as thousands without power

'Mini-tornado' reported in Roscommon as thousands without power

Met Éireann says it has received reports of a small tornado in Co Roscommon as stormy weather conditions continue to affect the country, leaving thousands without power.

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