22 Jan 2022

Treacherous road conditions across Donegal after a night of snow, sleet and hail

Motorists are advised to assume that no road is ice free

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Snow and frozen hail on Donegal roads. PHOTO: Siobhán McNamara

Snow, hailstones and ice are leading to very dangerous road conditions throughout Donegal.

Some areas experienced heavy snowfall while in other parts of the county, hail and ice causing problems.

Barnesmore Gap is reported to be particularly hazardous, as are roads on higher ground across the county.

Donegal County Council's gritters have been out in force. However, motorists are urged to drive with caution and allow extra time for their journeys.

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