Monday, 20 May, 2019

Status Orange Weather Warning extended as fog lingers

Met Éireann fog warning Met Éireann fog warning
Shannon Reynolds | 12 January, 2018, 17:22

While it has subsided greatly overnight, Met Éireann have advised that caution is advised until 10am.

The fog is set to stick around in some places - lingering right through into the afternoon. Motorists are being asked to use their fog lights where necessary.

"On wet roads slow down and only drive through water if you know it's not too deep for your auto".

"Many parts" of Scotland are predicted to be hit by the wintry conditions at the start of next week, with the snow showers expected to be worst in the west. Some bright or sunny spells are expected where fog has cleared and especially in coastal counties.

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The remainder of today will be mostly cloudy with the chance for some sunny spells this afternoon. Top temperatures 7 to 10 C. At this stage, it looks as if Sunday night will turn wet and breezy.

Met Éireann issues Orange alerts for fog if it is dense enough "to cause a widespread and significant driving hazard on national primary routes". But these largely clearing later, as southeasterly winds strengthen and bring in cloud from the Atlantic.

The warning was issued on Thursday morning and is valid from 3:00pm through to 3:00am on Friday. Winds will be strong to gale force and gusty southeasterly.

Still remaining rather cold with highs of 6C.

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