Road users urged to slow down following heavy rain overnight

Warnings have been issued to road users about surface water in many areas following heavy overnight rain.

The Road Safety Authority has reminded motorists to slow down and allow extra stopping distance on the wet roads.

The wet weather is going to be followed by a cold snap, with the risk of icy roads tonight.

Conor Faughnan of the AA says checking to see your tyres are ‘winter ready’ is vital: