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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Snow

Last month
January 2023
# cold
Bengals beat Bills in the snow to set up AFC Championship re-match
Joe Burrow completed 23 of 36 passes, throwing for 242 yards and two touchdowns.
# Brrrrrrrrrrrr
Nationwide Status Yellow ice warning in effect now until at least noon tomorrow
Met Éireann has said there will be icy stretches on roads and footpaths, leading to hazardous travelling conditions.
# Lake Tahoe
Actor Jeremy Renner in critical condition after snow plough accident
The actor had been ploughing snow when he suffered serious injuries.
Last year
2022
Voices
The Irish For: Joyce’s The Dead is not white Christmas - my thoughts on 'that ad'
Darach Ó Séaghdha shares his thoughts on one of the most recognisable Christmas ads on Irish TV.
# Blizzard
At least 47 killed after 'worst storm' in almost half a century hits US northeast coast
Much of the eastern United States is expected to remain in a deep freeze until tomorrow at least.
# Winter
17 dead after days of heavy snow in Japan
Some areas have seen almost a metre of snowfall in 24 hours.
# factcheck
FactCheck: The recent cold spell is not evidence against climate change
Ireland has seen significant rising temperatures overall
# Christmas
No White Christmas in sight as temperatures return to normal
Over the next week temperatures will be relatively warm, reaching their peak on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you want it to snow for Christmas?
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?
# Winter
Cold Snaps, Part Two: More dazzling photos of Ireland in the ice, frost and snow
We want to see your winter wonderland.
# 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
# Snow
Cold snaps: Reader photos of snowy scenes from around the country
We want your photos of this week’s snow.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you want it to snow?
Met Éireann has issued a winter weather advisory for the whole country.
# artillery
Pockets of shelling across Ukraine as winter warfare looms
Analysts predict wintry weather could have an increasing impact on the direction of the nine-month-old conflict.
# forecast
National snow-ice warning issued with more unsettled weather on the way
Snow and ice on untreated surfaces will lead to hazardous driving conditions in some areas.
# storm watch
Met Éireann issues Status Orange wind warning for Friday as Storm Dudley passes over Ireland
The forecaster has also issued a ‘wind, rain and snow’ warning for Friday, when Storm Eunice is set to hit the country.
# bomb cyclone
Thousands of flights cancelled as powerful storm slams into eastern US
With blizzard warnings in effect, cities like New York and Boston bore the brunt of the storm.
# standstill
Istanbul airport shuts as rare snowstorm blankets parts of southeast Europe
The airport said this evening that service would not resume before 4am (1am Irish time).
# US
Tens of thousands without power as winter storm blasts US south-east
The weather was making air travel extremely difficult in some parts of the country.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you like a big snow event?
Temperatures are set to drop to -3 degrees tomorrow night.
# Japan
Rare snow in Tokyo forces over one hundred domestic flight cancellations
The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a heavy snow alert for the city for the first time since 2018.
# Status Yellow
Status Yellow snow and ice warning issued for entire country for tomorrow
The warning comes into effect from 4pm tomorrow.
# Virginia
Hundreds stranded all night in freezing temperatures on snowy US motorway
Jack-knifed lorries caused a huge tailback on Interstate 95 in Virginia.
All time
# us snowstorms
Christmas weekend snowstorm causes chaos in California and Nevada
Three people were injured in a 20-car-pile-up near Reno, where drivers described limited visibility yesterday.
# snow storm
Snowstorm in Denmark strands customers overnight in Ikea
The store manager said they spent the evening watching television and eating.
# Plane Crash
Five die in separate plane and glider crashes in Swiss Alps
Four people, including one child, died when their plane crashed into the mountain, one kilometer from where another pilot of a glider also died.
# arctic chill
Ireland set for a spell of 'unseasonably cold' weather
Snow is possible in some areas.
# 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.
# Snowwatch
Some wintry snaps of Ireland this week as more snow sweeps across the country
AA Roadwatch is advising all road users to take extra care and drive at a reduced speed in affected areas.
# brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Two weather warnings in place tomorrow as up to 5cm of snow expected in parts
Wind and snow/ice warnings are in place for most of the country tomorrow.
# wintery
Wintry showers likely to continue as Status Yellow warning extended
A further meeting of the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management took place today.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you want it to snow?
Would you like a big snow this week?
# Washout
National weather advisory issued for entire weekend with wet, windy conditions and lows of -2 expected
There will be snow falls this weekend in some places.
# cold snaps
Photos: Here are some snow-capped snaps of Ireland
Because they’re a bit of fun.
# Traffic
Drivers urged to exercise 'extreme caution' due to snow and ice on roads
Very icy conditions have been reported in many areas, particularly on minor roads.
# Weather
Status Yellow snow/ice warning in effect nationwide
There will be falls of hail, sleet and snow, creating icy and hazardous conditions.
# brrrrrrrrr
Temperatures to drop as low as minus four in coming days
It is a cold and frosty morning in many parts of the country.
# pain in spain
Spain cold snap plummets temperatures to lowest in 20 years
Streets and roads turned into dangerous ice sheets in areas not used to extreme winters.
# Storm Filomena
Three people dead after snowstorm causes chaos across Spain
Another 20cm was forecast to fall today in Madrid, with up to 50cm at higher altitudes.
# big snow energy
Poll: Would you like a big snow event?
It’s already really cold out – but in for a penny in for a pound, right?