Status Yellow weather warning in place for snow and ice across the northwest

Met Eireann is forecasting cold conditions overnight and into tomorrow with some snow accumulating even at lower levels.

A status yellow snow and ice warning is in place 8 o'clock this evening until noon tomorrow.

Motorists are advised that some dangerous driving conditions can be expected as road temperatures are likely to be close to freezing or below.

Joan Blackburn of Met Eireann suggests that the weather will improve as the week wares on: