Donegal County Council gritters are to be deployed on all major road routes in the county from 9pm this Monday evening.
Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing tonight as forecasters warn of a risk of frost and wintry showers.
A Status Yellow snow-ice warning is issued for Donegal from midnight Tuesday to 12noon Wednesday.
Met Eireann has forecast sleet and snow showers in northern counties, mainly on higher ground but at some lower levels. Snow may lie in areas below 250m.
Temperatures as low as -1 to 3 Celsius are expected with widespread frost and icy patches.
There is also a chance of thunder with heavy downpours during the night.
Status Yellow Warning issued for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford and Louth.
Valid from 00:00 hours Tue, 02-Apr-2019 to 12:00 hours Wed, 03-Apr-2019 pic.twitter.com/fZClWXkBz4
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) April 1, 2019
Donegal County Council has advised that all main routes will be gritted from 9PM on Monday 01/04. Donegal gritting route index as follows:
- 06: Inishowen West
- 04: Inishowen South
- 01: National Primary North
- 02: National Primary Central
- 03: National Primary South
- 07: Milford South
- 08: Milford North
- 09: Cill Ulta East
- 10: Cill Ulta West
- 11: Na Rosa
- 12: Binswilly
- 13: Stranorlar North
- 14: Stranorlar East
- 15: Stranorlar West
- 16: Donegal West
- 17: Donegal North
- 18: Donegal South
- 19: Donegal National Secondary
- 05: Inishowen East
- BT: Buncrana Town Council Priority 1
- LT: Letterkenny Town Priority 1
Check Donegal County Council’s interactive map for gritting routes
Assume that no road is ice free.