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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Cold Snap

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Voices
Dog behaviourist: Tips for keeping your pooch safe and well this Christmas
Suzi Walsh has some tips for dog owners who want things to run smoothly over the holidays.
# icy conditions
Status Yellow ice warning to come into effect for 22 counties this evening
The warning will come into effect at 5pm this evening and last until 9am tomorrow morning.
# Cold Snap
Status Orange alert for 16 counties tonight as temperatures to plunge well below zero
The weekend will feature milder weather but temperatures may drop again next week.
# Severe Weather
New Status Orange alert issued as temperatures set to plunge for next two nights
Tonight is to be bitterly cold and a weather warning is due to kick in for 19 counties.
# Cold Snap
Outreach groups 'doing all they can' so rough sleepers take up emergency accommodation
‘For a whole variety of reasons they may not trust services, they may not trust workers at those services.’
# Flights Cancelled
Eamon Ryan 'not asleep at the wheel' says Taoiseach as more flights cancelled due to weather
More flights are cancelled in and out of Dublin today as weather continues to disrupt travel.
Voices
Opinion: In a cold snap our footpaths and cycle lanes should also be gritted by councils
Dr Emma Howard says councils should prioritise the gritting of walkways and cycle lanes as we face a climate crisis.
# Winter Weather
Cold snap sees coldest day since 2010 as ice warning remains in place across the country
A status yellow low temperature/ice warning is in place for the entire country.
A status yellow low temperature/ice warning is in place for the entire country.
The cold is to cause hazardous driving conditions across the country today.
Water Safety Ireland is advising people to stay away from ice and frozen waterways during the cold period.
Over 70 flights cancelled at Dublin Airport today after Greater London airport closures
Status Orange alert for most of country as freezing fog to persist into evening
# Cold Snap
Status Orange alert for most of country as freezing fog to persist into evening
It will remain very cold throughout the week with widespread frost and ice.
It reached as low as minus seven in parts of Co Galway overnight.
The emergency planning coordination group has said that most schools will remain open as normal.
Wintry showers are expected but there will be no wider snow event, forecasters said.
Over 70 flights cancelled at Dublin Airport today after Greater London airport closures
Freezing weather, frost and snow: Here's what you need to know as the cold snap sets in
# Cold Snap
Cold snap: Schools and public transport to operate as normal but icy conditions to remain until Friday
A Status Orange low temperature and ice warning for the entire country will run from 5pm until 12 noon tomorrow.
# Travel Disruption
53 flights cancelled at Dublin Airport as passengers advised to check airlines for updates
It comes after over 140 flights were cancelled at the airport yesterday due to the weather conditions.
# Cold Snap
Nationwide Status Orange low temperature warning to take effect tomorrow evening
A Status Yellow freezing fog warning and low/temperature ice warning remain in place until midday tomorrow.
# Cold Snap
Cold weather to remain until Wednesday with new Status Yellow warnings issued
It is to remain bitterly cold for the next six days.
A number of Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services were cancelled this morning.
The RSA is asking motorists to be extra cautious on untreated road surfaces.
People are being urged to check in on any of their vulnerable neighbours.
Cold weather severely disrupts Dublin Airport as 143 flights cancelled
Freezing weather, frost and snow: Here's what you need to know as the cold snap sets in
# Cold Snap
Snow falls in parts of country as Status Yellow warnings take effect
Met Éireann has forecast severe frost and temperatures falling to -4 degrees Celsius.
# brrrrrrrr
Cold snap hits as nation to experience -4 degree temperatures
Temperatures to struggle to rise above freezing this weekend with uncertain outlook for next week.
# winter is coming
Freezing weather, frost and snow: Here's what you need to know as the cold snap sets in
A Winter Weather Advisory is in place as the coldest temperatures in three years are expected this week.
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# wrap up warm
Orange rain warning issued for five counties as cold, wet weather set to stay
Temperatures will drop to as low as -3 to 1 degrees tonight.
# Cold Snap
Cold and blustery night ahead as Status Yellow snow and ice warning kicks in
The weather is set to remain cold tonight, with temperatures to drop to minus one degree.
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THE MORNING LEAD
Incoming cold snap looks likely to bring inflated Irish energy bills with it in early 2022
A report by
Ian Curran
The arrival of freezing temperatures in parts of Europe will likely increase European demand for natural gas.
The arrival of freezing temperatures in parts of Europe will likely increase European demand for natural gas.
While the forecast for Ireland is comparatively mild, supplies of gas are in relatively short supply across Europe due to a number of factors.
This could further increase wholesale gas prices, in turn, fueling electricity and gas bill hikes as soon as January.
# Met Éireann
Warmer tomorrow but 'very cold' weather will continue into weekend
Wednesday is shaping up to be the best day of the week.
# south padre
Thousands of sea turtles rescued during freezing cold snap in Texas
The South Padre Island Convention Centre is now full of turtles.
# Cold Snap
'Unprecedented' snowstorms in Texas as wintry weather sweeps across the US
“Things will likely get worse before they get better,” officials near Houston said.
# Cold Snap
Temperatures to drop as low as -2 this evening as sleet and snow forecast
Met Éireann said this morning that “significant accumulations” of sleet and snow are possible for Thursday.
# Water
People in Dublin asked to conserve water and check for leaks ahead of sub-zero temperatures
Irish Water experienced a higher than normal volume of bursts during the cold snap earlier this month.
# storm ciara
Snow, hail and high winds: Weather warnings remain in place as Storm Ciara hits Ireland
An estimated 3,000 homes and businesses were without power last night.
# Fire Safety
Dublin Fire Brigade issues warning ahead of cold snap as temperatures set to plunge nationwide
It is expected to get as low as -4 degrees tonight.
# Cold Snap
HSE urges public to get flu vaccine as data shows annual flu season could hit 'within weeks'
The executive briefed the media on the latest update on its ‘winter plan’ today.
# ice ice maybe
Low temperature weather warning remains in place as motorists urged to take care on the roads
Temperatures dipped below freezing last night.
# Cold Snap
It's another freezing morning - here's what you can do to keep your pipes clear and your car running
Temperatures today are only set to reach as high as 5 degrees with a sharp frost present on many roads.
# Cold Snap
Public urged to report rough sleepers as temperatures drop during Status Yellow warning
The cold weather warning kicked in at 6am this morning and will remain in place until 6pm on Saturday.
# Extreme Weather
Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises
At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.
# Cold Snap
Calls for a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather to be introduced
In Northern Ireland, the Cold Weather Payment scheme kicks in when the temperature falls below zero degrees for seven days.
# wrap up warm
Brrrrrr a cold and wet week ahead for Halloween
Temperatures are set to remain below 11 degrees for the remainder of the week.
# please say it ain't snow
Paddy's Day is going to be freezing but there shouldn't be that much snow
It’s going to be cold but we won’t be snowed in.
# beast from the east
Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7
The eastern part of the country is set to be the worst hit by the wintry weather.
# wrap up warm
Freezing weather predicted for the next week as cold snap bites
The weekend is set to be particularly cold.
# Weather Warnings
Snow, ice, heavy rain and strong winds: Ireland set to get battered by awful weather this weekend
There are three separate weather warnings in place from Met Éireann.
# Cold Snap
Snow-ice yellow warning issued for all of Ireland
Met Éireann said widespread wintry showers may lead to snow accumulations.
# status orange warning
Low temperature warning for Ireland overnight and in morning as -8 degrees forecast
Motorists are being warned to take extreme care on the roads