Update – Improvement coming but some roads treacherous this morning

There's a low temperature warning in place across the country - and road users are being urged to take extreme care. Caution is being urged across the North West this morning, with many untreated surfaces in a treacherous condition.

Gardai are reporting particular problems on side roads between Letterkenny and Ramelton, while problems are being reported in a number of estates, particularly Ballymacool Woods in Letterkenny.

It started yesterday morning and will continue until 10am today.

Overnight lows of minus 8 were recorded in some parts with snow heaviest in east Connacht, Leinster and Ulster.

Met Eireann meteorologist Liz Gavin says it should improve slightly later today........