Two weather warnings issued for Galway

Galway Daily Road users are cautious in snow

TWO ‘Status Yellow’ weather warnings are in place for Galway overnight, as motorists are being urged to be cautious on the roads across the country.

Met Éireann has issued a ‘Status Yellow’ wind warning for Galway and eight other counties across the country, which accompaies the Snow-ice warning which is in place for every county overnight.

The wind warning is valid from this evening (Thursday) at 11.00pm until  tomorrow at 2.00pm, and the snow-ice warning is currently in place until 10.00am tomorrow morning in the Republic of Ireland and 9.00am in the North.

Donegal, parts of Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick are also affected by the wind warning.

Met Éireann say southwest winds gradually veering westerly will reach mean speeds between 50 and 65 kmh, with gusts between 90 and 110 kmh.

Winds will become strong in the southwest at first and extend northwards later in the night and tomorrow morning

Meanwhile, Met Éireann said that the risk of sleet and snow and icy conditions will gradually clear northeastwards by tomorrow morning.