Motorists in Northwest urged to drive with extreme care this morning

Snow covered Glenfin cottage
Snow covered Glenfin cottage

Motorists are being advised to drive with care this morning as a snow and ice warning remains in place across Ireland.

Met Eireann's advising of wintry showers - with snow accumulations of up to 3 centimetres.

It says the showers will be most frequent in the west and north and over hills and mountains. There has been a fresh covering of snow in Co Donegal this morning, and roads are described as treacherous in the Letterkenny, Milford, Buncrana and Donegal Town.

Barnesmore Gap is passable with care.

Met Eireann forecaster Eoin Sherlock has this advice for drivers.....