Met Éireann has issued Status Yellow snow and ice warning in place for the whole of Ireland from 4pm this afternoon until 11am tomorrow, which may cause dangerous driving conditions in some parts of the country.

The forecaster is predicting scattered showers of hail, sleet and snow which may lead to icy stretches on the roads this evening, tonight and tomorrow morning.

The weather service said showers will be most widespread in the west and north of the country where some build-up of snow is likely.

There will also be isolated thunderstorms.

Met Éireann also has a Status Yellow wind warning in place for gales from Carnsore Point to Valentia to Malin Head until 6am tomorrow.

In Northern Ireland, the UK Met Office has a Yellow snow and ice warning in place for the six counties from 8pm to 11am tomorrow.

It said frequent sleet, hail and snow showers may lead to some disruption to travel during tonight and tomorrow morning.