Widespread snow forecast for Galway

Photo: David Duane

Met Éireann has issued a weather advisory, warning of very cold conditions from Wednesday onwards, and the likelihood of snow in the West.

The ‘Status Yellow’ warning is for very cold wintry weather developing from Wednesday night until Saturday, with falls of sleet and snow expected.

The heaviest of the snowfall is most likely over Connacht, Ulster, north Leinster and west Munster, and especially on high ground.

Some forecasting models are showing widespread snowfalls for Thursday right across the country.