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Met Éireann issue new weather warning for 6 counties as snow and ice hits

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Met Éireann has issued a follow up weather warning for six counties as snow and ice hits Ireland.

Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford are all affected by the new status yellow warning, in place from 6am today until midday.

The forecaster warned of further falls of snow in some places this morning, potentially leading to accumulations in some areas of the country.

This comes after a snow and ice warning was issued for 13 counties yesterday, as certain parts of the country geared up for a steady amount of snowfall. 

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The UK Met Office also issued a similar warning for counties in the North. Antrim, Armagh, Fermanagh, Tyrone and Derry will all included in the warning.

Most snow is expected to clear by later this morning, with highs of 2 and 3 degrees expected across the country. until nightfall.

"Tonight will be very cold with frost or ice," Met Éireann warned. "Showers, some wintry, will continue to feed into northern and western coastal counties with clear spells elsewhere.

"Showers becoming more frequent towards dawn in the north and northwest with some falls of sleet or snow. Lowest temperatures of -2 to 0 degrees with a moderate northwest breeze, freshening on coasts towards dawn."