Further snow could fall across the region this evening and tonight

Further snow may fall across the midlands and west region during the next 24 to 36 hours and it will feel very cold due to strong winds in some areas.

Some parts of the region woke to snow on the ground earlier and while most is likely to disappear during slightly higher temperatures today, there could be further falls of snow overnight and icy conditions.

Cahal Nolan from the Midlands Weather channel says while the cold conditions will last for the next day or so, there will be a return to slightly milder conditions for the weekend.

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He says it the meantime though it will feel bitterly cold in some areas.