Ice and hail on Donegal roads this morning and strong winds expected later

More unsettled, wintry weather on the way for Donegal

Winter driving snow Barnesmore

Donegal County Council's gritters have been in action since 5.00am, with a snow and ice warning over night.

Frost and ice will be slow to clear this morning. It will be a cold day with a moderate to fresh westerly winds bringing a mix of sunshine and showers. The showers will turn wintry at times with a risk of hail and thunder in temperatures of 4° to 5°C.

Showers will become prolonged by this evening and westerly winds will reach gale force along the Donegal coast. Overnight temperatures will range from -1° to 2°C with frost and ice forming.

Tuesday will be similar to Monday with showers becoming more frequent in the afternoon and moderate westerly winds increasing to fresh northwesterly.  

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