It may not be a white Christmas but we’ll take it.
Met Éireann has made an early prediction that December 25th with be ‘dry, chilly and settled’ this year.
The national forecaster said that while this morning’s fog may take a while to clear, we can expect better conditions heading into the busiest travel week of 2019. There are reports of black ice between Bweeng and Grenagh and between Banteer and Nad this morning, with icy conditions in Donoughmore too.
Tonight will be dry in Cork with clear spells as temperatures drop close to freezing. There’s a risk of further frost and ice on roads so take care while driving.
‘Dry and frosty’
“Saturday is looking largely dry with sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 4 to 6 degrees in light breezes.” say forecasters.
Some showers are expected on Saturday night and Sunday but it will be mainly dry and frosty into Monday.
“Current trends suggest high pressure will build towards Ireland for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with an increased likelihood of dry, chilly and settled weather.”