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Dublin: 8 °C Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Met Éireann warns that 'exceptionally cold' weather is on the way

Snow and “severe frosts” are expected.

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MET ÉIREANN HAS issued a weather advisory warning people that there will be “exceptionally cold” weather next week.

“Significant wind chill and severe frosts” are expected.

“Disruptive snow showers are expected from Tuesday onwards, particularly in the east and southeast,” Met Éireann said.

The advisory kicked in shortly after noon today and will remain in place until midday next Friday, 2 March. Met Éireann said snow and ice warnings will be issued “nearer the event”.

advis Source: Met Éireann

It’s expected be very cold on Monday night, with a severe frost and the risk of snow showers along northern and eastern coasts. Temperatures will dip to minus four degrees Celsius.

It will turn progressively colder from Tuesday onwards with severe frosts and snow showers becoming more widespread. Some “disruptive” accumulations of snow are likely, especially in the east and southeast.

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