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Motorists advised to drive with care Tuesday morning

Boyle and the North West is waking up on Tuesday morning to a blanket of snow.

Strong wind, hail, snow and lightning were recorded throughout the night with road conditions in many areas this morning (Tuesday) described as ‘treacherous’.

Despite being gritted earlier, the N4 has accumulations of snow and Gardai are advising motorists to drive with care.

Secondary roads are also very dangerous.

A Status Yellow snow and ice warning remains in place for all of Ireland until midnight Tuesday.

Met Eireann forecast a frosty and icy start this morning with snow lying in some areas. Cold and very windy again today with sunny spells and frequent hail, sleet and snow showers giving further accumulations. A risk of isolated thunderstorms also. Highest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees but feeling colder in strong and gusty westerly winds

Separately, The Ballymote to Gurteen R293 road has reopened this morning as flooding has subsided.

 

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