Met Eireann issues 'extensive and dense' fog warning for Limerick

13 January, 2018, 05:08 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • Met Eireann issues 'extensive and dense' fog warning for Limerick

Poor visibility will spark tailbacks on roads and motorways while railway and air passengers have been warned to expect delays.

Thick fog will also cause travel chaos across the United Kingdom as commuters will face hard driving conditions and flight delays today.

Nearly the whole of Northern Ireland, and the west of England, including Liverpool, Manchester, Wolverhampton, Bristol and parts of Devon will also be affected by thick fog.

Clear skies will cause ground allowing moisture in the air to condense into fog droplets over the next few hours.

The forecaster warns of travel disruption, power cuts and icy paths and roads in the area from Monday at 6pm until Tuesday at 11.55pm.

The warning covers Northern Ireland, Wales, north-west England, south-east England, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber and south-east England.

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The Met Office said there will be a further risk of fog through the week with weather conditions expected to stay cool and settled.

He said: "Fog is expected to become increasingly widespread through Wednesday evening and overnight into Thursday". There is some fog across East Anglia, southern and northern parts of England.

Still remaining rather cold with highs of 6C.

Rainfall will be concentrated in eastern parts of the United Kingdom, mainly in the far northeast and southeast parts of the country.

A Met Office statement said: "Frequent and heavy hail and snow showers are likely to affect many parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland from Monday evening, continuing for much of the day on Tuesday". Lowest temperatures 4 to 8 C.

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