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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 22 May, 2019
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Weather warnings in place as people urged to check status of flights

Passengers have been advised to contact their airlines.

PEOPLE FLYING IN or out of Ireland have been advised to check their flight status with their airline as snowy conditions hit parts of the country.

An Aer Lingus flight due to leave Dublin Airport at 8.45pm for Heathrow Airport in London has been cancelled.

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Dublin Airport has said it is spraying its main runway “as a preventative measure”. TheJournal.ie has contacted the aiport to see if any other flights have been affected.

There are currently a number of weather warnings in place:

Met Éireann has said it will remain cold this evening, with scattered showers of rain, hail, sleet and snow, some of them heavy and thundery, mainly in Atlantic coastal counties. Temperatures will dip to below freezing in certain areas tonight.

It says tomorrow will be a cold, bright day, with good sunny spells in most parts.

There’ll also be scattered showers, mostly of rain, hail and sleet, with some snow – mainly on high ground. Maximum temperatures will reach three to six degrees Celsius.

Is there snow where you are in Ireland? Send your photos to pictures@thejournal.ie.

Read: Hail, sleet and blizzard-like conditions as two snow-ice weather warnings take hold

Read: Ireland is getting ready for some cold, cold weather

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