Ireland set for another cold snap

Met Éireann is warning we can expect a stretch of sub-zero temperatures for the next five days.

Met Éireann is warning we can expect a stretch of sub-zero temperatures for the next five days.

Bitterly cold temperatures are expected this weekend with sub-zero overnight temperatures.

However, forecasters say we are unlikely to see the extreme snowy or icy conditions which ground the country to a halt last month.

The cold snap is being attributed to a high pressure system moving in sending temperatures to between -3C and -6C in most areas.

The midlands and west will see the lowest temperatures.

Motorists are being urged to take care on the roads where frost could make conditions particularly dangerous.

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