Just when we thought the evenings were getting longer and a little warmer, we are set to be plunged back into the depths of freezing temperatures and snow!
Forecasters have warned that a massive cold front will hit Ireland next week with overnight lows of up to -5 degrees in places.
BBC Northern Ireland weatherman Barra Best says we had better wrap up.
“The thermals are going to come in handy in the coming days as cold air blasts in from the east. #Brrr.” he tweeted.
Forecasters across Northern Ireland warn that up to 10cms of snow may hit Belfast which means Donegal could also be hit.
The freezings winds will come from Scandinavia and Siberia will keep Ireland in an icy grip for at least the next week.
Met Éireann warned that Ireland faces another seven days of frost, ice and potential snow showers with the odd spell of bright sunshine.
However, temperatures will begin to drop from tonight with a noticeable return to wintry conditions.
Friday will be colder with extensive cloud cover as gusty conditions help keep temperatures from plummeting.
Again Gardai have warned motorists to drive with caution, especially on secondary roads.
Donegal County Council will continue to keep the public updated on gritting routes and other weather-related information on their Facebook page which is also contained on Donegal Daily.Tags: