Yellow weather warning for wind, snow and ice for Leitrim

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Yellow weather warning for wind, snow and ice for Leitrim

Both a wind and snow & ice warning issued for Leitrim

A Status Yellow wind warning has been issued by Met Éireann for Leitrim, Donegal, Galway,  Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Kerry and Limerick from 4am tomorrow morning while an ice and snow warning has been issued for Ireland.

West to northwest winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65km/h and gusts of 90 to 110kmh, strongest in coastal areas.

The snow and ice warning comes into effect at 11pm tonight and is due to elapse at 6am on Monday, 11 March.

The forecaster has said scattered thundery showers of hail, sleet and snow can be expected for the period.

Motorists have been warned they may experience poor visibility on the roads, with slippery and icy conditions.