Take it all kinds of handy out there.
It’s a freezing start to Wednesday across Cork with frost, icy stretches, and patches of fog and freezing fog causing problems all over Munster and a Status Yellow – Low Temperature/Ice warning in place for the entire country.
“These will clear very slowly but will linger in some areas all day.” said a Met Éireann forecaster.
ℹ️Our provisional temperature figures over last night is showing the coldest air temperatures recorded at our stations⬇️
📉Moore Park, Co. Cork🥶 -5.8C🌡️ just after midnight
📉Mount Dillon, Co. Roscommon 🥶 -5.3C🌡️ 06am pic.twitter.com/kwnkgRYuni
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) January 17, 2024
In the meantime, we can expect temperatures of just 0 to 4 degrees for the rest of the day, although it will be mainly dry with sunny spells.
“Tonight will be very cold night with widespread frost and icy stretches,” they added.
“Mostly dry with clear spells and patches of fog and freezing fog. A few wintry showers in the west. Lowest temperatures of -4 to -1 degrees with light northwest breezes.”
— Fionnuala O’Herlihy (@finnhug) January 16, 2024
Thursday will continue very cold with frost, ice and fog clearing slowly and lingering in places all day before temperatures plummet as low as -5 after dark.
“The cold spell over Ireland will continue through Thursday night and Friday with frost and ice in many areas. Over the weekend, it will become milder with wet and windy weather at times.” said a forecaster.