Met Eireann issue Orange Weather warning
The Met office has issued a Status Orange weather warning, predicting that dense fog will grip the nation for a time this morning.
Dense fog is expected in many areas which will lead to hazardous driving conditions for those commuting to work or school.
The fog will be slow to clear and may linger until the middle of the day in some midland and western areas
This morn dense fog in many areas with hazardous driving conditions Dry today, sunny spells but fog may linger til noon in places High13-16C— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) October 2, 2015
AA Roadwatch are also warning motorists to be vigilant ahead of the dangerous driving conditions
Status Orange Fog Warning in place until 11am. Use fog lights when needed but make sure to turn them off after. http://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) October 2, 2015
The AA are also warning of heavy fog in Co. Cork.
CORK:Heavy fog in Fermoy&Mitchelstown.Use your fog lights and don't forget to turn them off when no longer needed. http://t.co/xIOpAblVS1— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) October 2, 2015
The weather warning is in place until 11am this morning.
Met Eireann are predicting a dry, sunny day for most areas which will become cloudy later in the afternoon, with temperatures of 13 – 16 degrees.