Donegal set for a bitterly cold day and night ahead

first_img Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Donegal set for a bitterly cold day and night ahead Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Pinterest Google+ Previous articleCouncil renew grit heaps in Stranorlar as cold snap continuesNext articleHuge win for young Derry side: Kenny Shiels Reaction News Highland By News Highland – February 28, 2018 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest It’s going to remain bitterly cold in Donegal today with temperatures of just zero to 2 degrees throughout the day. Some parts of the county are waking up to some snowfall this morning although the east of the country has experienced the worst of the overnight wintry showers.As a result, Met Eireann has issued a Status Red Snow-Ice Alert for the east of the country.It came into effect at 5 this morning for Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow and Meath and will remain in effect until 12 o’clock tomorrow afternoon.Schools are likely to close in those counties today following heavy snowfall overnight.The arrival of Storm Emma tomorrow is set to bring more heavy snowfall and gale force winds.The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the country is prepared for the storm to come:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/07updvaradkar-weather-lead-clip-ts-a.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Meanwhile tonight, Met Eireann say that there may be some further scattered snow showers in places in Donegal.It’s going to get extremely cold tonight too with lowest temperatures of minus 3 to minus 6 degrees with frost and icy patches. Twittercenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Facebook WhatsApp WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Google+ Homepage BannerNews Twitter Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens furtherlast_img read more