A status orange rain warning has been issued by Met Éireann for Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford and Wicklow.
The warning will take place from 3.35pm on Wednesday 9 March until that evening at 9pm.
— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) March 9, 2022
Heavy falls of rain will continue to cause surface flooding along with poor driving conditions for these parts.
A yellow ice warning is also in place right across the country from 8pm on Wednesday until 10am on Thursday.
Met Éireann has said that “hazardous conditions due to a widespread severe frost” will lead to ice on untreated surfaces.
Heavy falls of sleet and snow?? locally in parts of east Munster this afternoon, moving into parts of south Leinster.
Dangerous driving conditions locally with snow lying on some routes for a short time.????
More here??https://t.co/ZsjQsKCXDy pic.twitter.com/9J4LYBx7RI— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) March 9, 2022
The affected counties include: Carlow, Cavan, Clare, Cork, Donegal, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Leitrim, Laois, Limerick, Longford, Mayo, Meath, Monaghan, Offaly, Roscommon, Sligo, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow.