WEATHER ALERT

Rain, sleet and hill snow warning issued

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Rain, sleet and hill snow warning issued

Weather warning for sleet and hill snow on Monday as the weather takes a turn for the worst.

Following on from yesterday's weather alert (yellow status) warning from Met Eireann, the public are reminded again this evening that the weather will disimprove rapidly by Monday.

Heavy rain and strong easterly winds will become widespread on Sunday evening and night, continuing into Monday morning. The rain turning increasingly to sleet as it spreads North with some snow on hills, and possibly at lower levels also in Northern parts. Further rain, sleet and hill snow for much of Monday in the far North. Elsewhere turning less cold with rain gradually giving way to showers. 

The warning is in place from 6pm Sunday to to 6pm Monday.