Snow and ice warnings for parts of Northwest this evening

Met Éireann has issued two weather warnings – with snowfall expected to hit several parts of the country.

A snow-ice warning comes into effect from 6 o’clock this evening until tomorrow morning.

It will affect all of Leinster aswell as Cavan, Monaghan, Roscommon and Leitrim.

Temperatures are also set to plummet to as low as minus 5 degrees in parts of the country.

Met Eireann forcaster John Eagleton says motorists will need to take care: