Road users advised to be cautious after Status Orange snow warning

Galway Daily Road users are cautious in snow

Met Éireann has issued a status orange snow-ice warning for Galway.

It will remain in place from 23:00 tonight (Saturday) to  23:00 tomorrow (Sunday).

Met Éireann says significant falls of snow are expected Saturday night and into Sunday and road users are being advised to be extra cautious throughout the weekend.

Accumulations of 4 to 8 cm could occur quite widely with greater totals possible.

There will also be slippery paths and treacherous roads due to snow accumulation and ice.

A status orange warning is also in place for Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Mayo, Roscommon and Tipperary.