IRELAND: 30 Schools Closed, Donegal and Mayo Frozen in Snowfall
IRELAND: 30 Schools Closed, Donegal and Mayo Frozen in Snowfall

LETTERKENNY: Snowfall and low temperatures have made people's lives miserable in various counties of Ireland. In Sligo, Donegal, Mayo and Cork counties, about 30 schools have been closed due to the snowfall. Snowfall has been strong in various areas since yesterday.

The Met Office has stated that cold weather will continue across the country till Thursday. After Thursday, the temperature will rise and rainfall will be widespread. Mount Dillon in Roscommon recorded a temperature of -7C, while Ballyhaize in Cavan dropped to -6.2C, the Metrological Office said in a statement.

Icy weather has left many roads across the country in 'dangerous' conditions.

Weather warnings are currently in effect in various districts. A yellow status snow warning is in place for counties Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo until 9 am today.

Snow warnings have also been issued for counties Cavan, Monaghan, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, Meath, Offaly, Tipperary, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford and Louth.

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