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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Snow

All time
# brrrrrrrrr
National weather warning kicks in, with snow, ice and sleet expected
Temperatures are set to drop to minus three tonight.
# freeeeeezing
Snow and icy conditions expected as nationwide Status Yellow warning issued
The warning will be valid from tomorrow at 6am until Saturday at 6pm.
# Status Yellow
Snow-ice warning issued by Met Éireann
The warning will be valid from 11pm today until 11am tomorrow.
# wrap up warm
Temperatures to drop to -2 degrees as hail, sleet and snow forecast next week
Temperatures are forecast to drop to between minus 2 degrees and 2 degrees Celsius tonight.
# ready for anything
'We're really only nine meals removed from total anarchy': Ireland's preppers and survivalists
“The main thing is we do know that if something was to happen we’d be more than comfortable.”
# Extreme Weather
Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe
The snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains yesterday.
# Storms
Heavy snowfall engulfs parts of Europe with several deaths and widespread disruption
Snow in parts of Austria and southern Germany has been causing widespread issues in recent days.
# Refugees
Heavy rain and snow wrecks Syrian refugee settlements in Lebanon
Thousands have been left in need of emergency assistance, according to aid workers.
# Extreme Weather
Temperatures plunge to -23C in Greece as Athens experiences rare snowfall
The snowfall in Athens prompted authorities to close schools and courthouses, while many public offices and banks provided minimal services.
# 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.
# Winter Ready
A pinch more salt: €700k is being spent to increase our winter salt supplies
That’s an extra 58,000 tonnes of salt.
# winter is coming
Snow falls in parts of the country with lows of -2 degrees expected tonight
It’s set to be a cold and blustery day across the country as winter weather hits Ireland.
# oh snow
Temperatures to drop to - 2 degrees as forecasters predict snow....again
Met Éireann said it is unusually cold for this time of year.
# wrap up warm
Calm and cool conditions today - but frosty, wintry weather set to return later this week
Hail and sleet showers are forecast throughout the week.
# Wrong way
Drivers insisted on following sat-nav straight into Wicklow snowdrifts, rescuers say
Motorists are being reminded they always need to take heed of road conditions.
# Incoming
Spring-like conditions today - but wintry showers set to return before Easter
Sometimes it snows in April, as Prince once sang.
# Snow show
St Patrick's 'Big Day Out' won't be rescheduled for today
Road conditions are returning to normal in most counties, but there are still some impassable routes in Wicklow.
# Snow
Extra beds for rough sleepers as temperatures dip to below freezing
People who see rough sleepers have been advised to contact homeless charities.
# East Coast
Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country
A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for several counties.
# Beast Returns
Rugby homecoming cancelled and buses hit as snow hits Ireland - again
Dublin Bus says 15 routes are affected.
# Rescheduled
A number of today's Allianz National League games have been called off due to heavy snowfall
Snowfall on this morning saw a number of games across the Allianz National Football and Hurling Leagues postponed, as well as both camogie finals in Croke Park.
# Blizz off
Orange and yellow weather warnings remain in place as snow returns
The outlook for the week ahead forecasts cold, windy and showery weather.
National snow-ice warning in place, with east set to be worst affected
The snow showers will be heaviest and most frequent over Leinster and east Ulster.
# Weather
Met Éireann issues orange snow-ice warning for Sunday along the east coast
The orange warning will come into effect early Sunday morning.
# wrap up warm
The St. Patrick's Day forecast is bleak with sub-zero temps and a cold weather warning
Some snow could accumulate in eastern areas.
# 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.
# Emergency Services
Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma
The trade union wants “a uniform response by local authorities to extreme weather events”.
Met Éireann is predicting snow for St. Patrick's Day
Snow showers could be frequent in the east and southeast.
# stay away
'Snow tourists' told to stay away from Wicklow Mountains this weekend over avalanche fears
The message is to stay away.
# Storm Emma
'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation
Farmers and the army are among those helping clear snow around the country.
# warning
Snow-ice warning remains in place - but it won't be as cold
Tonight will see scattered showers and temperatures around or below freezing.
# whiteout
Working 12 hour days and moving 400,000 tonnes of snow - how Dublin Airport crews overcame the Beast
100 on-site staff and 200 contractors worked to clear the nearly 1,000 acre site.
# impassable
Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues
The east of the country is worst affected.
# Change Of Plan
Snow forces Schmidt's squad to move training to Abbotstown
Ireland’s Kildare training base remains coated in thick snow after last week’s severe weather.
# Emergency
Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'
Varadkar said that a number of deaths may have been caused by the storm.
# the great thaw
'Tomorrow is not a normal day' - People urged to use public transport, parts of east remain in 'full crisis'
Temperatures are expected to be between 3 and 6 degrees today.
# expected to open
Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening
Most schools and colleges are expected to reopen.
# Public Transport
Public transport is returning to normal but the advice is to check in with provider before setting off
The road conditions are still being considered treacherous.
# Snow Days
Quiz: Where in the country was this snowy photo taken? received hundreds of photos from readers around the country this week. Here are just a few of them.
# Power Outage
Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast
Electricity has been restored to 13,000 homes since 6am this morning.