Longford weather alert: Polar front set to dominate weather until Tuesday says Met Éireann

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Longford weather alert: Polar front set to dominate weather until Tuesday says Met Éireann

Longford weather alert: Polar front set to dominate weather until Tuesday says Met Éireann

Snow, ice long sunny spells feature in Sunday's weather as a Met Éireann warning remains in force with the polar front set to dominate until Tuesday.

The forecaster says there will be sunny spells and widespread snow and sleet showers today. It says some of the showers will be heavy with hail and thunder also.

Accumulations of snow are expected, especially over high ground in the north and west of Ireland. A Met Éireann Status Yellow Weather Warning remains in force until 11.59 Sunday.

The showers will be more isolated in east Leinster with long sunny spells here. Cold with highest afternoon temperatures just 1 to 4 degrees generally. Winds will be strong and gusty, west or northwest in direction.

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Brace yourself folks.....Weather warnings in place for Longford as strong winds, snow and ice are predicted